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Rhone-Alpes, France

Rhone-Alpes is one of 22 primary administrative regions in France with a population of approximately 6,065,959 people.

Facts and figures on Rhone-Alpes at a glance

Region name: Rhone-Alpes (Rhône-Alpes)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 6,065,959 people
Country: France
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Rhone-Alpes (Rhône-Alpes) is located in the regional capital Lyon (Lyon) with a population of 472,317 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Rhone-Alpes's regional capital Lyon to France's capital Paris (Paris) is approximately 394 km (245 mi).

Facts and figures about Rhone-Alpes
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Rhone-Alpes Rhône-Alpes6,065,959 peopleLyon Lyon472,317 people

Compare with other regions in France.

Map of Rhone-Alpes

Map of Rhone-Alpes

Information on Rhone-Alpes

Information on Rhone-Alpes
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Rhone-Alpes Rhône-AlpesLyon Lyon8FranceEurope

Time in Rhone-Alpes

Time in Rhone-Alpes
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 8:22pmIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 7:22pmGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Paris

Geographic coordinates of Rhone-Alpes

Latitude & Longitude of Rhone-Alpes
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map45°30'00.0"N (45.5000000°)5°19'60.0"E (5.3333300°)

Subregions in Rhone-Alpes

There are 8 administrative subregions in Rhone-Alpes.
Subregions in Rhone-Alpes
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Departement de l'Ain Département de l'Ain1.605,892Bourg-en-Bresse Bourg-en-Bresse45,340
Departement de l'Ardeche Département de l'Ardèche2.323,516Privas Privas9,545
Departement de l'Isere Département de l'Isère3.1,223,730Grenoble Grenoble158,552
Departement de la Drome Département de la Drôme4.497,487Valence Valence63,864
Departement de la Haute-Savoie Département de la Haute-Savoie5.747,965Annecy Annecy49,232
Departement de la Loire Département de la Loire6.763,867Saint-Etienne Saint-Étienne176,280
Departement de la Savoie Département de la Savoie7.424,578Chambery Chambéry61,640
Departement du Rhone Département du Rhône8.1,738,949Lyon Lyon472,317

External sources of information on Rhone-Alpes

Rhone-Alpes on Wikipedia