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About Lyon, France

Lyon, the capital city in France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, sits at the junction of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Its center reflects 2,000 years of history from the Roman Amphithéâtre des Trois Gaules, medieval and Renaissance architecture in Vieux (Old) Lyon, to the modern Confluence district on Presqu'île peninsula. Traboules, covered passageways between buildings, connect Vieux Lyon and La Croix-Rousse hill.

  • Weather: -1°C, Wind NW at 3 km/h, 100% Humidity
  • Elevation: 162–349 m (531–1,145 ft)
  • Population: 513,275 (2015) INSEE
  • Arrondissement: Arrondissement of Lyon

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