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4th arrondissement of Lyon

4th arrondissement of Lyon
French municipal arrondissement
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Lyon
Intercommunality Urban Community of Lyon
Commune Lyon
Government
 • Mayor David Kimelfeld
Area
 • Total 2.93 km2 (1.13 sq mi)
Population (8 March 1999 census)
 • Total 33,797
 • Density 12,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
^[p] Population sans doubles comptes: single count of residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel).

The 4th arrondissement of Lyon is one of the nine arrondissements of the City of Lyon.

History

The 4th arrondissement of Lyon was created on 24 March 1852 (date of creation of the first five arrondissements), with the same borders of the old town of La Croix-Rousse.

Dominique Bolliet (PS) is currently the mayor of this arrondissement.

Geography and equipments

Area and demography

Quarters

  • Plateau de la Croix-Rousse
  • Serin-Gillet
  • Gros Caillou

Streets and squares

  • Place de la Croix-Rousse
  • Boulevard de la Croix-Rousse
  • Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse
  • Boulevard des Canuts
  • Rue Hénon
  • Montée de la Boucle
  • Esplanade du Gros Caillou
  • Parc de la Cerisaie
  • Parc Francis Popy
  • Parc du Clos Carret
  • Rue d'Austerlitz
  • Rue Dumenge

Animation

Sportive equipments

  • Stade Grégory Coupet
  • le Clos Jouve (Haut lieu de la Boule Lyonnaise)

Monuments and buildings

Jardin Rosa Mir
The Maison Brunet, viewed from the Saône
  • Statue de Jacquard
  • Jardin Rosa Mir
  • Villa Gillet
  • Maison Brunet
  • Sculpture Le Chant des Canuts, a 1984 statue made by Georges Salendre, and installed in a square near the city hall

Art

  • Théâtre de la Croix-Rousse
  • Maison des Canuts

Events

  • Every day except Monday, the market in La Croix-Rousse (a bio market on Saturday morning), located along the boulevard de la Croix-Rousse, on nearly 1 km
  • Every Saturday and Sunday morning, the town crier
  • Every year in September, the harvest of the République des Canuts (Parc de la Cerisaie)
  • Every year in October and November, the chestnuts vogue
  • During the second weekend of September, the Grande Braderie, located the Grande Rue and the Place de la Croix-Rousse

Transports

This zone is served by :

  • Metro line C
  • Buses : 2, 33, 45, 61
  • Trolleys : 6, 13, 18

See also

External links

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