Neuville-sur-Saône


Neuville-sur-Saône

Neuville-sur-Saône

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Neuville-sur-Saône is located in France
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Neuville-sur-Saône
Administration
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Lyon
Canton Neuville-sur-Saône
Intercommunality Lyon
Mayor Paul Laffly
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 168–310 m (551–1,020 ft)
Land area1 5.47 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Population2 7,172  (2006)
 - Density 1,311 /km2 (3,400 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 69143/ 69250
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.

Coordinates: 45°52′34″N 4°50′28″E / 45.876°N 4.841°E / 45.876; 4.841

Neuville-sur-Saône is a commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

Contents

Surrounding communes

The Neuville bridge crossing the Saône

Notable people

  • Jacques Chauviré, physician and novellist
  • Adrien Ducrot et Ambroise Pauffert, designers, benefactors of the commune
  • Émile Guimet, industrialist, benefactor of the commune.
  • André Latreille, lecturer and historian.
  • Auguste et Louis Lumière, designer of the cinematograph.
  • Camille de Neufville de Villeroy, archbishop of Lyons.
  • Antoine-Michel Perrache, engineer and artist.
  • Marie-Thérèse Prost, pharmacist, founder of the N'Den leper colony (Cameroun).
  • Gabriel et Jacques Voisin, plane and car makers.

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