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Lyon, France

Lyon is a large place in the region of Rhone-Alpes in France with a population of approximately 472,317 people and is one of the largest places in France. Find all facts and information about Lyon.

Facts and figures on Lyon at a glance

Name: Lyon (Lyon)
Status: Large place and regional capital
Population: 472,317 people
Municipality name: Lyon
Region name (Level 3): Arrondissement de Lyon
Region name (Level 2): Departement du Rhone
Region name (Level 1): Rhone-Alpes
Country: France
Continent: Europe

Lyon is located in the region of Rhone-Alpes and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Lyon to France's capital Paris (Paris) is approximately 394 km / 245 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Lyon
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Lyon LyonLarge place / Regional capital472,317 peopleRhone-Alpes Rhône-Alpes

Map of Lyon

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Information on Lyon

Information on Lyon
Place nameMunicipality nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Lyon LyonLyon LyonArrondissement de Lyon Arrondissement de LyonDepartement du Rhone Département du RhôneRhone-Alpes Rhône-AlpesFranceEurope

Time in Lyon

Time in Lyon
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 8:25pmIn effect (+1 hour)Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 7:25pmGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Paris

Geographic coordinates of Lyon

Latitude & Longitude of Lyon
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map45°44'54.5"N (45.7484600°)4°50'48.2"E (4.8467100°)

Distances from Lyon

Distances from Lyon
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
5,075 km north of the equator377 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Lyon

Places around Lyon

24 places found within 5 km around Lyon. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Lyon
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Lyon 07 Lyon 07-0.5 km 0.3 mishow
La Guillotiere La Guillotière-0.9 km 0.5 mishow
Lyon 02 Lyon 02-1.4 km 0.9 mishow
Lyon 03 Lyon 03-1.5 km 0.9 mishow
La Mouche La Mouche-1.8 km 1.1 mishow
Vieux Lyon Vieux Lyon-2.0 km 1.2 mishow
Lyon 05 Lyon 05-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Monplaisir Monplaisir-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Lyon 08 Lyon 08-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Lyon 06 Lyon 06-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Lyon 01 Lyon 01-2.3 km 1.4 mishow
Fourviere Fourvière-2.4 km 1.5 mishow
Lyon 04 Lyon 04-3.3 km 2.1 mishow
La Croix Rousse La Croix Rousse-3.5 km 2.2 mishow
Villeurbanne Villeurbanne131,4453.5 km 2.2 mishow
La Mulatiere La Mulatière7,1854.0 km 2.5 mishow
Sainte-Foy-les-Lyon Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon21,8934.1 km 2.5 mishow
Vaise Vaise-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Lyon 09 Lyon 09-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Saint-Fons Saint-Fons16,0534.5 km 2.8 mishow
Tassin-la-Demi-Lune Tassin-la-Demi-Lune16,9204.6 km 2.9 mishow
Caluire-et-Cuire Caluire-et-Cuire42,7634.7 km 2.9 mishow
Cuire Cuire-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
Oullins Oullins25,5924.8 km 3.0 mishow

Airports around Lyon

1 airport found within 15 km around Lyon. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Lyon
AirportCodeDistanceRoute
Lyon-Bron Airport Lyon-Bron AirportLFLY, LYN7.9 km 4.9 mishow

External sources of information on Lyon

Lyon on Wikipedia