2nd arrondissement of Lyon

The 2nd arrondissement of Lyon is one of the nine arrondissements of the City of Lyon.

2nd arrondissement of Lyon
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Coordinates: 45°45′14.8″N 4°49′44.68″E / 45.754111°N 4.8290778°E / 45.754111; 4.8290778Coordinates: 45°45′14.8″N 4°49′44.68″E / 45.754111°N 4.8290778°E / 45.754111; 4.8290778
CountryFrance
RegionRhône-Alpes
MetropolisLyon Metropolis
ArrondissementLyon
CommuneLyon
Government
 • MayorDenis Broliquier
Area
 • Total3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
 • Total30,520
 • Density9,000/km2 (23,000/sq mi)
1 Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

HistoryEdit

The first five arrondissements of Lyon were created by the Decree of March 24, 1852, which included the 2nd arrondissement.

The current mayor is Denis Broliquier.

GeographyEdit

 
Plan of the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon

Area and demographicsEdit

The 2nd arrondissement is the most commercial and most lively ones of Lyon.

  • 341 ha
  • 1990 : 27,971 inhabitants[2]
  • 2006 : 30,276 inhabitants
  • Relative density : 8,204 inhabitants/km2

DistrictsEdit

The districts (quarters) of the 2nd arrondissement are :

Streets and squaresEdit

Landmarks and monumentsEdit

 
St-Martin-d'Ainay

TransportationEdit

This zone is served by the metro lines  A  and  D  :

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Lyon 2ème arrondissement Grandlyon.com Archived 2009-08-18 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved May 23, 2009)

External linksEdit