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Lyon: Third-largest city in France
Lyon, formerly spelled in English as Lyons, is the third-largest city of France. It is located at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, to the northwest of the French Alps, 391 km (243 mi) southeast of Paris, 278 km (173 mi) north of Marseille, 113 km (70 mi) southwest of Geneva, 58 km (36 mi) northeast of Saint-Étienne.


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A late Thomas Ramos penalty gives France a thrilling 33-31 victory over England in Lyon on the final weekend of the 2024 Six Nations.
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