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.

University
The , located in Lyon and , France, is a center for higher education and research comprising 12 members and 25 associated institutions. Photo: Jejecam, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Archaeological site
The of Lugdunum was part of the 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.

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: JeanBono, 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
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
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Lyon
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  • Albanian: Lion
  • Amharic: ልዮን
  • Arabic: Lyon
  • Arabic: ليون
  • Aragonese: León d'o Roine
  • Aragonese: León do Roine
  • Armenian: Լիոն
  • Arpitan: Leyon
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  • Aymara: Lyon
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  • Belarusian: Ліён
  • Bengali: লিওঁ
  • Bengali: লিয়োঁ
  • Bosnian: Lyon
  • Breton: Lyon
  • Bulgarian: Лион
  • Burmese: လီယွန်းမြို့
  • Cajun French: Lyon
  • Catalan: Lió
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  • Central Kurdish: لیۆن
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  • Chinese: Lyon
  • Chinese: 里昂
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  • Egyptian Arabic: ليون
  • English: Commune-Affranchie
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  • Esperanto: Liono
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  • Extremaduran: Lyon
  • Faroese: Lyon
  • Finnish: Lyon
  • French: Commune-Affranchie
  • French: Lyon
  • Friulian: Lyon
  • Galician: Lión
  • Georgian: ლიონი
  • German: Lyon
  • Gothic: 𐌻𐌹𐌰𐌿𐌽
  • Greek: Λυών
  • Gujarati: લિયોન
  • Haitian: Lyon (vil)
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  • Hebrew: ליון
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  • Kannada: ಲಿಯೋನ್
  • Kannada: ಲ್ಯೊ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Lyon
  • Kazakh: Лион
  • Kirghiz: Лион
  • Kongo: Lyon
  • Korean: 리옹
  • Kurdish: Liyon
  • Ladino: Lyon
  • Latin: Lugdunum
  • Latvian: Liona
  • Ligurian: Lion
  • Limburgan: Lyon
  • Lingala: Lyon
  • Lithuanian: Lionas
  • Lojban: lion
  • Lombard: Liun
  • Low German: Lyon
  • Luxembourgish: Lyon
  • Macedo-Romanian: Lyon
  • Macedonian: Лион
  • Mainfränkisch: Lyon
  • Malagasy: Lyon
  • Malay: Lyon
  • Malayalam: ലിയോൺ
  • Marathi: ल्यों
  • Mazanderani: لیون
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lyon
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  • Mingrelian: ლიონი
  • Narom: Lyon
  • Neapolitan: Lione
  • Nepali: लियोन
  • Newari: लियोन
  • Norwegian: Lyon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lyon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Lyon
  • Occitan (post 1500): Lion
  • Oriya: ଲିଓନ
  • Oromo: Liyoon
  • Ossetian: 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
  • Romagnol: Lyon
  • Romanian: Lyon
  • Romansh: Lyon
  • Russian: Лион
  • Sardinian: Lione
  • Saterfriesisch: Liyon
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  • Scots: Lyon
  • Scottish Gaelic: Lyon
  • Serbian: Lyon
  • Serbian: Лион
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lyon
  • Sicilian: Lioni
  • Silesian: Lyon
  • Sinhala: ලියොන්
  • Slovak: Lyon
  • Slovenian: Lyon
  • Somali: Lyon
  • South Azerbaijani: لیون
  • Spanish: Lyon
  • Swahili: Lyon
  • Swedish: Lyon
  • Swiss German: Lyon
  • Tagalog: Lyon
  • Tahitian: Lyon
  • Tajik: Лион
  • Tamil: லியோன்
  • Tatar: Лион
  • Telugu: లియాన్
  • Thai: ลียง
  • Tibetan: ལི་ཡོང་།
  • Tok Pisin: Lyon
  • Tosk Albanian: 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 Armenian: Լիոն
  • Western Frisian: Lyon
  • Western Panjabi: لیون
  • Wolof: Lyon
  • Wu Chinese: 里昂
  • Yiddish: ליאן
  • Yue Chinese: 里昂
  • Zeeuws: Lyon
  • Zulu: Lyon
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