The town hall of Décines-Charpieu
|Metropolis||Metropolis of Lyon|
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Laurence Fautra (LR)|
|Area1||17.01 km2 (6.57 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||69275 /69150|
|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.
ContentsPopulation without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
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.
Décines is located near Grand Large reservoir, and Lyon is located 12 kilometres west.
Décines left the department of Isère to join the department of Rhône in 1968, and became of 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.
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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 was one of the venues for UEFA Euro 2016 and also hosted the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final.
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