Genas

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Genas
Commune
The church of Saint-Barthélémy in Genas
The church of Saint-Barthélémy in Genas
Coat of arms of Genas
Coat of arms
Genas is located in France
Genas
Genas
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Genas is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
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 Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Lyon
Canton Genas
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Est Lyonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Valéro
Area1 23.84 km2 (9.20 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 12,355
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.

Geography

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

The town includes the hamlets of Azieu and Vurey.

History

Transportation

The town is served by Rhône public transport services.

Twin towns

Genas is twinned with Ronshausen in Germany.

See also

References

  • INSEE


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