| Share


Villeurbanne (vēlürbänˈ) [key], city (1990 pop. 119,848), Rhône dept., E central France, a suburb E of Lyons. It is a major industrial center; metals, machines, textiles, and chemicals are produced there.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Villeurbanne from Infoplease:

See more Encyclopedia articles on: French Political Geography

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring