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 .
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Notable Places in the Area

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

Archaeological site
The of Lugdunum was part of the federal sanctuary of the three Gauls dedicated to the cult of Rome and Augustus celebrated by the 60 Gallic tribes when they gathered at Lugdunum. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The in Lyon, is the home of the Opéra National de Lyon. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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

Localities in the Area

The is one of the nine arrondissements of the City of Lyon. Photo: JeanBono, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is one of the nine arrondissements of the City of Lyon. Photo: PerfectShoot, CC BY 3.0.

The is one of the 9 arrondissements of Lyon. is situated 4 km southeast of Lyon. Photo: Nouill, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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