Lyon City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Lyon, France?
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Last updated: October 10, 2021
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Lyon is located at the confluence of these two rivers
Rhône
Saône
Famous festival that draws 3-4 million visitors each December to Lyon
Festival of Lights
The Lumière brothers invented this, the silver screen, in Lyon
Cinema
International police organization that is headquartered in Lyon
Interpol
Pan-European news outlet headquartered in Lyon
Euronews
It is also the HQ of the "International Agency for Research" on this group of diseases
Cancer
Lyon is considered France's capital of this luxury fabric, for its history with it
Silk
Roman provincial capital where two Roman emperors were born (located within Lyon)
Lugdunum
The above was considered the capital of this region of the Roman Empire
Gaul
Name one of those Roman emperors born in modern-day Lyon
Claudius | Caracalla
Lyon was also the capital of the kingdom of these Germanic tribes
Burgundians
Name of the top men's football club of Lyon
Olympique Lyonnais
Video game company that was founded in Lyon in 1983
Atari
Most famous basilica in Lyon
Notre-Dame de
Fourvière
Famous sculptor who made a fountain for Lyon, shortly after completing
the Statue of Liberty, and named it after himself
Frédéric Auguste
Bartholdi
Nickname of German Nazi, Klaus Barbie, torturer of prisoners of the Gestapo
Butcher of Lyon
In the English-speaking world, Lyon is the chief herald of this country
Scotland
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