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Lyon in Numbers! We are proud!

Lyon in Numbers! We are proud!

I am not good with numbers, well maybe with the prices, savings I can make, discounts and vouchers but not with big sums…but those numbers speak to me very well and those numbers I actually like a lot…

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LYON is

  • France’s 2ND LARGEST CITY with 2.6 million inhabitants
  • France’ s 2ND CULTURAL city (after Paris)
  • France’s 2ND LARGEST EMPLOYMENT CENTRE
  • France’s 1st SMART city in France – – m2ocity ranking 2014
  • France’s 1st BUSINESS-FRIENDLY city– L’Expansion – L’Express 2014
  • France’s 1ST MOST ATTRACTIVE city FOR EXECUTIVES – APEC 2014
  • France’s 2ND ARTISTIC city – Journal des Arts 2013
  • France’s 1ST city for STUDIES –  L’Étudiant.fr – 2013/14
  • France’s 1ST city for its HOTEL’S QUALITY –  Trivago – 2014
  • France’s 1ST CONNECTED – m2ocity – 2013
  • Europe’s 1st city for a “city break” – The Telegraph 2014
  • Europe’s 5th region in terms of population and GDP
  • Europe’s 9TH city for foreign investors – Ernst &Young barometer – 2013
  • World’s 4TH The Most Beautiful Airport  – Vanity Fair – 2014
  • World’s 3RD The Best Food City  –  com Website – 2013
  • World’s 17TH The Most Innovative City  «Innovation Cities Global index» – 2013

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GET TO KNOW LYON

➔ 2.3 million inhabitants in the urban area

➔ 1.7 million inhabitants in the agglomeration

➔ 472,305 inhabitants in the city itself

➔ 48,7 km²of the surface area

➔ 1,500 decision centres

➔ 900 foreign capital companies of over 50 employees

➔ 54 higher education establishments

➔ 150,000 university students, of which 12% are foreigners

➔ 2 000 restaurants

➔ 14 starred restaurants in the 2015 Michelin Guide

➔ the average length of stay of 3.7 days

➔ the visitors’ satisfaction rating of 99%

➔ 16 800 hotel/residence rooms in the Great Lyon

 

LYON ENCORE… GET TO KNOW THE CITY EVEN BETTER

  • the silk capital since the 16th century
  • the place where cinematography was invented
  • the place where the first film was shown by the Lumière brothers in 1895
  • the cradle of the stock exchange, founded in 1595
  • the European centre for commerce and finance
  • the meeting place, city of fairs and international trade shows
  • the Capital of Gastronomy
  • the home town of a number of “great Lyonnais”, such as the Roman Emperors Claude and Caracalla; Ampère, the famous mathematician and physician; Jacquard, who invented the weaving loom in 1752; Marcel Mérieux,who founded the Institute named after him and is a world leader in biology; Paul Bocuse, the pope of French Cuisine
  • the home for the Olympique Lyonnais, French Championship record holder with 7 consecutive victories between 2002 and 2008.

Numbers are growing

So hey! Can we be proud of Lyon…Well, of course, and to add to this all, I will only say that the numbers are growing and it is true! The ONLYLyon is updating them so keep an eye on them if you want to be up to date or get in contact with me as I will for sure be checking them … I cannot be prouder on how this not known for me city is a place which can truly compete with Paris…as I have already said…there are 25 Reasons on Why You Should Choose Lyon Over Paris and we could honestly  add few more….

 Lyon Forever

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