Vénissieux

commune in the metropolis of Lyon, France

Vénissieux is a commune in the Greater Lyon area. It is the biggest settlement in the area, after Lyon and Villeurbanne. Today, it is mostly built-up area; there's an important automoblie industry. As of 2018, about 67,000 people lived in Vénissieux.

Vénissieux
Sunset over Vénissieux
Sunset over Vénissieux
Coat of arms of Vénissieux
Location of Vénissieux
Vénissieux is located in France
Vénissieux
Vénissieux
Vénissieux is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Vénissieux
Vénissieux
Coordinates: 45°41′52″N 4°53′12″E / 45.6978°N 4.8867°E / 45.6978; 4.8867Coordinates: 45°41′52″N 4°53′12″E / 45.6978°N 4.8867°E / 45.6978; 4.8867
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
MetropolisMetropolis of Lyon
ArrondissementLyon
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Michèle Picard[1] (PCF)
Area
1
15.33 km2 (5.92 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
67,285
 • Density4,400/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
69259 /69200
Elevation171–229 m (561–751 ft)
(avg. 186 m or 610 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.