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Villeurbanne

Administration
Full nameVilleurbanne
CountryFrance
RegionRhne-Alpes
DepartmentRhne
ArrondissementLyon
CantonVilleurbanne-Centre, Villeurbanne-Nord, and Villeurbanne-Sud
IntercommunalityLyon
MayorJean-Paul Bret (PS) (2001 - 2014)
Statistics
Elevation593.8 ft (181 m)
Highest Elevation620.1 ft (189 m)
Lowest Elevation541.3 ft (165 m)
Land Area5.6 sq mi (14.52 km2)
Total Population139596 (2006)
- Density24900.3/sq mi (9614/km2)
Postal code69100
INSEE69266

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

It is situated northeast of Lyon, with which it forms the heart of the second-largest metropolitan area in France after that of Paris. Villeurbanne is the second-largest city in the department.


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