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Décines-Charpieu


Décines-Charpieu is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. The name of the city is often shortened and simply called Décines.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Surrounding cities 3
  • People 4

Geography

Décines is located near Grand Large reservoir, and Lyon is located 12 kilometres west.

History

Décines left the department of Isère to join the department of Rhône in 1968, and became of a member of the Communauté urbaine de Lyon in 1969. On 1 January 2015 Décines left the department of Rhône to join the Metropolis of Lyon.

Surrounding cities

People

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