Metropolis of Lyon
|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.