Lyon

Lyon is the capital of the administrative region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. A city of half a million, Lyon alone is the country's third-largest city, but its metropolitan area is only second in population to .
Photo: Otourly, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is a municipal museum of fine arts in the French city of Lyon. Photo: Alorange, Public domain.

Historic site
The Vieux Lyon is the largest Renaissance district of Lyon. Photo: Karldupart, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
is a Roman Catholic church located on in central Lyon, France. Photo: Otourly, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
The is a Roman theatre in Lyon, France. Photo: Jean-Christophe BENOIST, CC BY 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in region in eastern . Photo: Klodo6975, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in region in eastern . Photo: Rexcornot, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in region in eastern France just west of Lyon. Photo: Mouse123fr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lyon

Latitude
45.7578° or 45° 45' 28.1" north
Longitude
4.832° or 4° 49' 55.2" east
Open Location Code
8FQ6QR5J+4R
Population
501,000
IATA airport code
LYS
United Nations Location Code
FR LIO
Elevation
173 metres (568 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 20626319
Geo­Names ID
2996944
Let's improve OpenStreetMap together.

Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Lyon
  • Afar: Lyon
  • Afrikaans: Lyon
  • Akan: Lyon
  • Albanian: Lion
  • Amharic: ልዮን
  • Arabic: Lyon
  • Arabic: ليون
  • Aragonese: León d'o Roine
  • Aragonese: León do Roine
  • Armenian: Լիոն
  • Asturian; Bable: Lyon
  • Aymara: Lyon
  • Azerbaijani: Lion
  • Bambara: Lyon
  • Basque: Lyon
  • Bavarian: Lyon
  • Belarusian: Ліён
  • Bengali: লিওঁ
  • Bengali: লিয়োঁ
  • Bosnian: Lyon
  • Breton: Lyon
  • Bulgarian: Лион
  • Burmese: လီယွန်းမြို့
  • Cajun French: Lyon
  • Catalan: Lió
  • Cebuano: Lyon
  • Central Kurdish: لیۆن
  • Central Okinawan: りよん
  • Chechen: Лион
  • Chinese: Lyon
  • Chinese: 里昂
  • Chuvash: Лион
  • Cornish: Lyon
  • Corsican: Lyon
  • Croatian: Lyon
  • Czech: Lyon
  • Danish: Lyon
  • Dimli: Lyon
  • Dutch: Lyon
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: ليون
  • Emiliano-Romagnolo: Liòṅ
  • English: Commune-Affranchie
  • English: Lyons
  • Esperanto: Liono
  • Esperanto: Lyon
  • Estonian: Lyon
  • Extremaduran: Lyon
  • Faroese: Lyon
  • Finnish: Lyon
  • Franco-Provençal: Leyon
  • Franco-Provençal: Liyon
  • French: Commune-Affranchie
  • French: Lyon
  • Frisian: Lyon
  • Friulian: Lyon
  • Gaelic (Scots): Lyon
  • Gallegan: Lión
  • Georgian: ლიონი
  • German: Leyden
  • German: Lion
  • German: Lyon
  • German: Welsch-Leyden
  • Gothic: 𐌻𐌹𐌰𐌿𐌽
  • Greek: Λυών
  • Guarani: Liõ
  • Gujarati: લિયોન
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Lyon (vil)
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Lyon
  • Hakka Chinese: Lyon
  • Hausa: Lyon
  • Hebrew: ליון
  • Hindi: ल्यों
  • Hungarian: Lyon
  • Icelandic: Lyon
  • Ido: Lyon
  • Indonesian: Lyon
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Lyon
  • Interlingue: Lyon
  • Irish: Lyon
  • Italian: Lione
  • Jamaican Creole English: Lyon
  • Japanese: リヨン
  • Javanese: Lyon
  • Kabyle: Lyon
  • Kalaallisut: Lyon
  • Kannada: ಲಿಯೋನ್
  • Kannada: ಲ್ಯೊ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Lyon
  • Kazakh: Лион
  • Kirghiz: Лион
  • Kongo: Lyon
  • Korean: 리옹
  • Kurdish: Liyon
  • Ladino: Lyon
  • Latin: Lugdunum
  • Latvian: Liona
  • Letzeburgesch: Lyon
  • Ligurian: Lion
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Lyon
  • Lingala: Lyon
  • Lithuanian: Lionas
  • Lojban: lion
  • Lombard: Liun
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Lyon
  • Macedo Romanian: Lyon
  • Macedonian: Лион
  • Mainfränkisch: Lyon
  • Malagasy: Lyon
  • Malay (generic): Lyon
  • Malayalam: ലിയോൺ
  • Maltese: Lyon
  • Marathi: ल्यों
  • Mazanderani: لیون
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lyon
  • Minangkabau: Lyon
  • Mingrelian: ლიონი
  • Mongolian: Лион
  • Narom: Lyon
  • Neapolitan: Lione
  • Nepali: लियोन
  • Newari: लियोन
  • Northern Frisian: Lyon
  • Norwegian: Lyon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lyon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Lyon
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Lion
  • Oriya: ଲିଓନ
  • Oromo: Liyoon
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Лион
  • Panjabi: ਲਿਓਂ
  • Papiamento: Lyon
  • Persian: لیون
  • Picard: Lyon
  • Piemontese: Lion
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Lioen
  • Polish: Lyon
  • Pontic: Λιόν
  • Pontic: Λυών
  • Portuguese: Lião
  • Portuguese: Lyon
  • Prussian: Lyon
  • Quechua: Lyon
  • Raeto-Romance: Lyon
  • Romanian: Lyon
  • Russian: Лион
  • Sardinian: Lione
  • Saterfriesisch: Liyon
  • Saterfriesisch: Lyon
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Lyon
  • Scots: Lyon
  • Serbian: Lyon
  • Serbian: Лион
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lyon
  • Sicilian: Lioni
  • Sinhalese: ලියොන්
  • Slovak: Lyon
  • Slovenian: Lyon
  • Somali: Lyon
  • South Azerbaijani: لیون
  • Spanish: Lyon
  • Swahili (generic): Lyon
  • Swedish: Lyon
  • Tachawit: Lion
  • Tagalog: Lyon
  • Tahitian: Lyon
  • Tajik: Лион
  • Tamil: லியோன்
  • Tatar: Лион
  • Telugu: లియాన్
  • Thai: ลียง
  • Tibetan: ལི་ཡོང་།
  • Tok Pisin: Lyon
  • Tosk Albanian: Lyon
  • Tumbuka: Lyon
  • Turkish: Lyon
  • Turkmen: Lyon
  • Twi: Lyon
  • Uighur: Lion
  • Ukrainian: Ліон
  • Urdu: لیون
  • Uzbek: Lion
  • Venetian: Lion
  • Veps: Lion
  • Vietnamese: Lyon
  • Vlaams: Lyon
  • Volapük: Lyon
  • Walloon: Lyon
  • Waray (Philippines): Lyon
  • Welsh: Lyon
  • Western Panjabi: لیون
  • Wolof: Lyon
  • Wu Chinese: 里昂
  • Yiddish: ליאן
  • Yue Chinese: 里昂
  • Zeeuws: Lyon
  • Zulu: Lyon

Other Places Named Lyon

In the Area

Localities

Landmarks

Popular Destinations in Greater Lyon

One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.  

Escape to a Random Place

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Lyon. See this page's contributions. Photo: Fabimaru, CC0.