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.
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.
|• President of the Metropolitan council||Bruno Bernard (The Greens)|
|• Total||533.68 km2 (206.05 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
It had a population of 1,385,927 in 2017, 37.2% of whom lived in the city of Lyon.
- "Intercommunalité-Métropole de Métropole de Lyon (200046977)". INSEE. Retrieved 13 October 2020.