Metropolis of Lyon
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|Metropolis of Lyon
Métropole de Lyon
Location of Metropolis of Lyon in France
The city (commune) of Lyon (in red) and 58 suburban communes (in blue) make up the Metropolis.
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|• President of the Metropolitan council||Gérard Collomb (PS)|
|• Total||533.68 km2 (206.05 sq mi)|
|Population (2014)31.23% in the communes of Lyon|
|• Density||2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The Metropolis of Lyon (French: métropole de Lyon), also known as Grand Lyon (i.e. "Greater Lyon"), is a French territorial collectivity (collectivité territoriale) with special status located in the central Eastern region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, encompassing the city of Lyon and most of its suburbs.
It replaced the Urban Community of Lyon on January 1, 2015, in accordance with the fr enacted in January of 2014.
- Metropolis of Lyon website (in French)
- The Greater Lyon official business website (in English)