Vénissieux

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Vénissieux
Sunset over Vénissieux
Sunset over Vénissieux
Coat of arms of Vénissieux
Coat of arms
Location of Vénissieux
Vénissieux is located in France
Vénissieux
Vénissieux
Vénissieux is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Vénissieux
Vénissieux
Coordinates: 45°41′52″N 4°53′12″E / 45.6978°N 4.8867°E / 45.6978; 4.8867Coordinates: 45°41′52″N 4°53′12″E / 45.6978°N 4.8867°E / 45.6978; 4.8867
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
MetropolisMetropolis of Lyon
ArrondissementLyon
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Michèle Picard[1] (PCF)
Area
1
15.33 km2 (5.92 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
67,129
 • Density4,400/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
69259 /69200
Elevation171–229 m (561–751 ft)
(avg. 186 m or 610 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Vénissieux is a commune in the Greater Lyon area. It is the biggest settlement in the area, after Lyon and Villeurbanne. Today, it is mostly built-up area; there's an important automoblie industry. As of 2018, about 67,000 people lived in Vénissieux.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 12 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. Retrieved 4 January 2021.