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Genas

Genas
Genas
Genas

Coordinates: 45°43′56″N 5°00′10″E / 45.7322°N 5.0028°E / 45.7322; 5.0028Coordinates: 45°43′56″N 5°00′10″E / 45.7322°N 5.0028°E / 45.7322; 5.0028

Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Lyon
Canton canton de Décines-Charpieu
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Est Lyonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Valero
Area
 • Land1 23.84 km2 (9.20 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 11,562
 • Population2 density 480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 277 69 277 / 69 740
Elevation 208–263 m (682–863 ft)
(avg. 218 m or 715 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.

Genas is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

It is located approximately 9 miles (14 km) east-southeast of Lyon.

The town includes the hamlets of Azieu and Vurey, and has a total population of approximately 11,895.

Transportation

The town is served by TCL (Lyon public transport) services, despite being outside the Grand Lyon (Greater Lyon) Urban Community.

Twin towns

Genas is twinned with Ronshausen in Germany.

See also

References

  • INSEE
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