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Genas is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

Genas
The church of Saint-Barthélémy in Genas
The church of Saint-Barthélémy in Genas
Coat of arms of Genas
Coat of arms
Location of Genas
Genas is located in France
Genas
Genas
Genas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Genas
Genas
Coordinates: 45°43′56″N 5°00′10″E / 45.7322°N 5.0028°E / 45.7322; 5.0028Coordinates: 45°43′56″N 5°00′10″E / 45.7322°N 5.0028°E / 45.7322; 5.0028
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentRhône
ArrondissementLyon
CantonGenas
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de l'Est Lyonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Valéro
Area
1
23.84 km2 (9.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
12,837
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
277 69 277 /69 740
Elevation208–263 m (682–863 ft)
(avg. 218 m or 715 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

It is located approximately 14 km (9 mi) east-southeast of Lyon.

The town includes the hamlets of Azieu and Vurey.

HistoryEdit

TransportationEdit

The town is served by Rhône public transport services.

Twin townsEdit

Genas is twinned with Ronshausen in Germany.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.