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City Hall
City Hall
Coat of arms of Limonest
Coat of arms
Limonest is located in France
Coordinates: 45°50′13″N 4°46′19″E / 45.837°N 4.772°E / 45.837; 4.772Coordinates: 45°50′13″N 4°46′19″E / 45.837°N 4.772°E / 45.837; 4.772
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Metropolis Metropolis of Lyon
Arrondissement Lyon
Intercommunality Techlid
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Max Vincent
Area1 8.39 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 3,418
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 69116 /69760
Elevation 275–603 m (902–1,978 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Limonest is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.


Limonest is located 10 km (6 mi) northwest of Lyon in the Monts d'Or hills. Its people are known as the Limonois.

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