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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
Government
 • Mayor Denis Broliquier
Area
 • 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.

History

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.

Geography

Plan of the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon

Area and demographics

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

Districts

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

Streets and squares

Landmarks and monuments

St-Martin-d'Ainay

Transportation

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

References

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