Feyzin

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

Feyzin
A general view of Feyzin

Coat of arms
Location of Feyzin
Feyzin
Feyzin
Coordinates: 45°40′23″N 4°51′32″E
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
MetropolisMetropolis of Lyon
ArrondissementLyon
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Yves Blein
Area
1
9.64 km2 (3.72 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
10,034
  Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
69276 /69320
Elevation155–234 m (509–768 ft)
(avg. 204 m or 669 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

History

The refinery near Feyzin was the location of an explosion and fire on January 4, 1966 which resulted in the deaths of 18 people and the injury of 81.

Transports

There are many Bus Lines and the tramway line for direction Gare de Venissieux and 8th arrondissement.

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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