Métropole de Lyon

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This page is about territorial collectivity of France with special status. For homonym see Lyon (disambiguation).
Metropolis of Lyon 
French territorial collectivity created in 2015, exercising the competences of both a metropolis and a département
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Instance of territorial collectivity of France with special status
LocationAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Capital
Head of government
Inception
  • 1 January 2015
Population
  • 1,370,678 (1 January 2015)
Area
  • 533.68 km²
Follows
official website

45° 45′ 26.99″ N, 4° 51′ 14.31″ E

Authority control
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The Metropolis of Lyon (Métropole de Lyon) is a French territorial collectivity with special status (since 1 January 2015) in the new "departmental district" of Rhône (that succeeded to the former homonymous department), and (until end of 2015) in region Rhône-Alpes (since 1 January 2016, it is in region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes). Its capital is Lyon.