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2nd arrondissement of Lyon

2nd arrondissement of Lyon
French municipal arrondissement
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Lyon
Intercommunality Urban Community of Lyon
Commune Lyon
 • Mayor Denis Broliquier
 • Total 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (8 March 1999 census)
 • Total 27,977
 • Density 8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
^[p] Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

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


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.


Plan of the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon

Area and demographics

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


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

Streets and squares

Landmarks and monuments



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

See also

External links

  • Official site of the City Hall of the 2nd arrondissement


  1. ^ Lyon 2ème arrondissement (Retrieved May 23, 2009)
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