Vaulx-en-Velin

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Vaulx-en-Velin
The town hall in Vaulx-en-Velin
The town hall in Vaulx-en-Velin
Coat of arms of Vaulx-en-Velin
Coat of arms
Location of Vaulx-en-Velin
Vaulx-en-Velin is located in France
Vaulx-en-Velin
Vaulx-en-Velin
Vaulx-en-Velin is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Vaulx-en-Velin
Vaulx-en-Velin
Coordinates: 45°46′36″N 4°55′07″E / 45.7768°N 4.9186°E / 45.7768; 4.9186Coordinates: 45°46′36″N 4°55′07″E / 45.7768°N 4.9186°E / 45.7768; 4.9186
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
MetropolisMetropolis of Lyon
ArrondissementLyon
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Hélène Geoffroy (PS)
Area
1
20.95 km2 (8.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
49,658
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
69256 /69120
Elevation165–193 m (541–633 ft)
(avg. 192 m or 630 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is the third-largest suburb of the city of Lyon, and is located to its northeast, on the Rhône River.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Conseillers municipaux". Archived from the original on May 30, 2012. Retrieved 2014-05-27.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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