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The water tower
The water tower
Coat of arms of Saint-Fons
Coat of arms
Saint-Fons is located in France
Coordinates: 45°42′32″N 4°51′11″E / 45.709°N 4.853°E / 45.709; 4.853Coordinates: 45°42′32″N 4°51′11″E / 45.709°N 4.853°E / 45.709; 4.853
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Metropolis Metropolis of Lyon
Arrondissement Lyon
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Nathalie Frier
Area1 6.06 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 17,463
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69199 / 69190
Elevation 155–220 m (509–722 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 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.

Saint-Fons is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

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