Tassin-la-Demi-Lune

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Tassin la Demi-Lune
Tassin la Demi-Lune's clock
Tassin la Demi-Lune's clock
Coat of arms of Tassin la Demi-Lune
Coat of arms
Tassin la Demi-Lune is located in France
Tassin la Demi-Lune
Tassin la Demi-Lune
Coordinates: 45°45′50″N 4°46′48″E / 45.764°N 4.780°E / 45.764; 4.780Coordinates: 45°45′50″N 4°46′48″E / 45.764°N 4.780°E / 45.764; 4.780
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Metropolis Metropolis of Lyon
Arrondissement Lyon
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Pascal Charmot
Area1 7.79 km2 (3.01 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 21,024
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69244 / 69160
Elevation 186–309 m (610–1,014 ft)
(avg. 225.2 m or 739 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.

Tassin la Demi-Lune is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. Its inhabitants are named the tassilunois.

Geography[edit]

The city of Tassin-la-Demi-Lune is located in the west suburb of Lyon and takes part of the Metropolis of Lyon.

The city is connected by four train stations : Écully-la-Demi-Lune, Tassin, Alaï and Le Méridien.

Several bus lines connect the city to the subway station Gorge de Loup (line D) : strong lines C21, C24 and C24E, and the normal bus lines 14, 72, 73 and 73E, 86 and 98. The lines 5 and 55 also connected the city to others subway station.

Mayors[edit]

From To Name Political party Job
1894 1896 Émile Lachize - Doctor
1896 1900 Alphonse Rieussec - Doctor
1900 1903 Émile Lachize - Doctor
1903 1908 Étienne Marin - -
1908 1930 Hippolyte Péragut - -
1930 1935 Pierre Vauboin - -
1935 1944 Édouard Ruelle - -
sept 1944 oct 1947 Joseph Huissoud - -
oct 1947 july 1952 Pierre Audras - -
oct 1952 march 1971 Joseph Huissoud - -
march 1971 april 1992 Georges Perret UDF-CDS -
april 1992 march 2004 Alain Imbert RPR, then UMP -
april 2004 april 2014 Jean-Claude Desseigne UDI -
april 2014 - Pascal Charmot UMP -

Demography[edit]

In 2012, the city has 21 024 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known thanks to the census reports of the population, done in the city since 1793.

Notable people[edit]

French footballer Jérémy Berthod and foil fencer Corinne Maîtrejean were both born there. The musician Woodkid too.

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