The town hall of Décines-Charpieu
|Metropolis||Metropolis of Lyon|
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Laurence Fautra (LR)|
|17.01 km2 (6.57 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||171–240 m (561–787 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Décines-Charpieu is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. The name of the city is often shortened and simply called Décines.
The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic. French communes are analogous to civil townships and incorporated municipalities in the United States and Canada, Gemeinden in Germany, comuni in Italy or ayuntamiento in Spain. The United Kingdom has no exact equivalent, as communes resemble districts in urban areas, but are closer to parishes in rural areas where districts are much larger. Communes are based on historical geographic communities or villages and are vested with significant powers to manage the populations and land of the geographic area covered. The communes are the fourth-level administrative divisions of France.
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes or ARA is a region in southeast-central France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014; it resulted from the merger of Auvergne and Rhône-Alpes. The new region came into effect on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015.
France is divided into 18 administrative regions, which are traditionally divided between 13 metropolitan regions, located on the European continent, and 5 overseas regions, located outside the European continent. The 12 mainland regions are each further subdivided into 4 to 13 departments, while the overseas regions consist of only one department each and hence are also referred to as "overseas departments". Similarly, Corsica is a "territorial collectivity" that also consists of only a single department. The current legal concept of region was adopted in 1982, and in 2016 what had been 27 regions was reduced to 18. The overseas regions should not be confused with the overseas collectivities, which have a semi-autonomous status.
Décines is located near Grand Large reservoir, and Lyon is located 12 kilometres west.
Lyon is the third-largest city and second-largest urban area of France. It is located in the country's east-central part at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) south from Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north from Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast from Saint-Étienne. Inhabitants of the city are called Lyonnais.
Décines left the department of Isère to join the department of Rhône in 1968, and became 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.
Isère is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France named after the river Isère.
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As of 2009 [update] there were nine public preschools (maternelles), nine public elementary schools (some preschools and elementary schools are grouped into combined primary schools), two public junior high schools (Collège Georges Brassens and Collège Maryse Bastie), and one public senior high school/sixth-form college (Lycée d'Enseignement Polyvalent Chaplin-Becquerel).
There is one Catholic private day school, École maternelle/primaire/Collège Jeanne d'Arc.
There is an Islamic day school, Groupe scolaire Al Kindi.
The stadium of Olympique Lyonnais, Parc Olympique Lyonnais, is located in Décines-Charpieu. It is the home venue of Ligue 1 club Lyon as well as hosting several UEFA Women's Champions League matches for the club's women's team. The stadium held several matches of UEFA Euro 2016 including a semi-final. It has hosted the 2017 Coupe de la Ligue Final, the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final, and the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final and semi-finals.
The stadium has also hosted several rugby union matches, including the Rugby Champions Cup and Rugby Challenge Cup finals of 2016.
Parc Olympique Lyonnais is planned to host matches for the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the men and women's football tournaments at the 2024 Summer Olympics.
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Olympique Lyonnais, commonly referred to as simply Lyon or OL, is a French football club based in Lyon. It plays in France's highest football division, Ligue 1. The club was formed as Lyon Olympique Universitaire in 1899, according to many supporters and sport historians, but was nationally established as a club in 1950. The club's most successful period has been the 21st century. The club won its first Ligue 1 championship in 2002, starting a national record-setting streak of seven successive titles. Lyon has also won eight Trophée des Champions, five Coupe de France titles and three Ligue 2 titles.
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Olympique Lyonnais Féminin is a French women's football club based in Lyon. It is the most successful club in the history of Division 1 Féminine with fourteen league titles as Olympique Lyonnais and four league titles as FC Lyon before the acquisition. The club has been the female section of Olympique Lyonnais since 2004. Lyon currently plays in the Division 1 Féminine and are the defending champions, having won the league for thirteen consecutive seasons.
Parc Olympique Lyonnais, known for sponsorship reasons as Groupama Stadium and in some competitions as Stade de Lyon or Grand Stade de Lyon, is a 59,186-seat stadium in Décines-Charpieu, in the Lyon Metropolis. The home of French football club Olympique Lyonnais, it replaced their previous stadium, Stade de Gerland, in January 2016.
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Gnaly Albert Maxwel Cornet is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais and the Ivory Coast national team.
Portugal have participated in seven UEFA European Championship editions, the first time was in 1984, and every time they survived the first round. On five occasions they reached the semi-finals and at home in 2004 they even made it to the final, but lost from tournament revelation Greece. They captured their first major tournament win after defeating France, in France, 1-0 in the final of Euro 2016.
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André-Frank Zambo Anguissa is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a centre midfielder for La Liga club Villarreal CF on loan from English club Fulham and the Cameroonian national team.
The 2016–17 UEFA Europa League knockout phase began on 16 February and ended on 24 May 2017 with the final at Friends Arena in Solna, Sweden, to decide the champions of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League. A total of 32 teams competed in the knockout phase.
The 2018 UEFA Europa League Final was the final match of the 2017–18 UEFA Europa League, the 47th season of Europe's secondary club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 9th season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League. It was played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, Lyon, France on 16 May 2018, between French side Marseille and Spanish side Atlético Madrid.
The 2017–18 season was the 116th season of competitive association football in Spain.
The 2017 Coupe de la Ligue Final was the 23rd final of France's football league cup competition, the Coupe de la Ligue, a competition for the 42 teams that the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) manages. The final took place on 1 April 2017 at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu and was contested by Monaco and reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain.
The 2017–18 UEFA Europa League knockout phase began on 13 February and ended on 16 May 2018 with the final at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, France, to decide the champions of the 2017–18 UEFA Europa League. A total of 32 teams competed in the knockout phase.
The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final was a football match which determined the winner of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the eighth final of the FIFA Women's World Cup, a quadrennial tournament contested by the women's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The match was played on 7 July 2019 at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, a suburb of Lyon, France.
The knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 22 June with the round of 16 and ended on 7 July with the final match, held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu. A total of 16 teams advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.
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