The Château du Vivier
|Metropolis||Metropolis of Lyon|
|• Mayor (2020–2026)||Sébastien Michel|
|8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||180–305 m (591–1,001 ft) |
(avg. 211 m or 692 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
It is also the location of many higher education institutions, including École de Management de Lyon and École centrale de Lyon. The city is also home to the French National Institute of Forensic Science.
Écully is at 6 km of Lyon downtown. It offers a privileged lifestyle in the countryside just a few minutes from the downtown of the second largest metropolitan area in France. It is also one of the most exclusive towns of Lyon. The city is served by the Transports en commun lyonnais (TCL).
The botanist Antoine Cariot (1820–1883) was born in Écully.
The locality of Écully was originally covered with a forest of oaks. Aesculus, "oak" in Latin, which gives Esculiacus know several transformations: Excolliacus, Escullieu, Escully, Ecuilly, and finally, Écully .
Leading institutions of higher education
- École centrale de Lyon
- EMLYON Business School
- Centre national de la recherche scientifique
- Paul Bocuse Institute
- French National Forensic Institute
Écully has four clinics: the Val d'Ouest, La Sauvegarde, Mon repos and Saint-Louis.
The city has a municipal swimming pool, several gyms, a bowling alley, a multipurpose room, a tennis court, a football and a rugby field.
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