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Metropolis of Lyon

Métropole de Lyon
Official logo of Metropolis of Lyon
Location of Metropolitan Lyon in France
Location of Metropolitan Lyon in France
The city (commune) of Lyon (in red) and 58 suburban communes (in blue) make up the Metropolitan region.
The city (commune) of Lyon (in red) and 58 suburban communes (in blue) make up the Metropolitan region.
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Area
 • Total 533.68 km2 (206.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total 1,385,927
 • Density 2,596.925/km2 (6,726.01/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Department number 69M
Arrondissements 1
Cantons none
Communes 59

The Metropolis of Lyon (French: Métropole de Lyon), also known as Grand Lyon (i.e. "Greater Lyon"), is a French territorial collectivity located in the east-central region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. It is a directly elected metropolitan authority that is made-up by the city of Lyon and most of its suburbs.

It had a population of 1,385,927 in 2017, 37.2% of whom lived in the city of Lyon.

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