Greater Lyon

Greater Lyon is the region that surrounds the city of Lyon in south-eastern France, consisting of the departments of Ain, Loire, and Rhône plus the Lyon Metropolis, a “territorial collectivity” (collectivité territoriale) with the same powers as a department. The whole area is in the larger Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Cize–Bolozon viaduct (combined rail and road bridge)

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Map of Greater Lyon

Ain
Loire
  • 46.0361111111114.06805555555561 Roanne – a spa town on the outskirts of Geneva, popular for its thermal waters
  • 45.4338888888894.38972222222221 Saint-Etienne
Rhône
  • Villefranche-sur-Saône
Lyon Metropolis
  • 45.7588888888894.84138888888891 Lyon – Remains the administrative center of the Rhône department, despite no longer being a part of it.
  • Bron
  • Caluire-et-Cuire
  • Saint-Priest
  • Vaulx-en-Velin
  • Vénissieux
  • Villeurbanne

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