Genay, Metropolis of Lyon

Genay (French pronunciation: [ʒənɛ] (About this soundlisten)) is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

Genay
The town hall of Genay
The town hall of Genay
Coat of arms of Genay
Location of Genay
Genay is located in France
Genay
Genay
Genay is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Genay
Genay
Coordinates: 45°53′51″N 4°50′30″E / 45.897500°N 4.8417°E / 45.897500; 4.8417Coordinates: 45°53′51″N 4°50′30″E / 45.897500°N 4.8417°E / 45.897500; 4.8417
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
MetropolisMetropolis of Lyon
ArrondissementLyon
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Valérie Giraud[1]
Area
1
8.49 km2 (3.28 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
5,490
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
69278 /69730
Elevation167–301 m (548–988 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Genay is located about 20 kilometres north of Lyon.

Surrounding communesEdit

DemographicsEdit

Historical population of Genay, Metropolis of Lyon
(Source: Cassini[3] and INSEE[4])
Year196219681975198219901999200720122017
Population145818252359354440294657480251815470
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

HistoryEdit

Genay was the capital of former Franc-Lyonnais. Genay left the department of Ain to join the department of Rhône in 1968, and became of a member of the Urban Community of Lyon in 1969. On 1 January 2015 Genay left the department of Rhône to join the Metropolis of Lyon.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Genay, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ "Population en historique depuis 1968". INSEE. Retrieved 13 August 2020.

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