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Genay, Rhône

Genay
Genay is located in France
Genay
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Metropolis Metropolis of Lyon
Arrondissement Lyon
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Arthur Roche
Area1 8.49 km2 (3.28 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 5,181
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69278 / 69730
Elevation 167–301 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Genay is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Surrounding communes 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • History 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Genay is located about 20 kilometres north of Lyon.

Surrounding communes

Demographics

Historical population of Genay, Rhône
(Source: Cassini[1] and INSEE[2])
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2012
Population 1458 1825 2359 3544 4029 4657 4817 5181
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History

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.

References

  • INSEE
  1. ^ "Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui". site de l'École des hautes études en sciences sociales. Retrieved 23 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Recensement de la population au 1er janvier 2007". INSEE. Retrieved 23 January 2010. 

External links

  • (French) Genay website
  • (French) Localisation of Genay on the map of France
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