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Metropolis of Lyon
Métropole de Lyon
Location of Metropolitan Lyon in France
The city (commune) of Lyon (in red) and 58 suburban communes (in blue) make up the Metropolitan region.
|• Total||533.68 km2 (206.05 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,596.925/km2 (6,726.01/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
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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