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Bron is a commune in the Metropolis of Lyon in Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France.GeographyIt lies 10km east of Lyon. It is the sixth-largest suburb of the city of Lyon, and is adjacent to its east side.HistoryThe earliest traces of life in Bron can be found in the cemetery and date from 71 BC. The town as it is today did not take shape until approximately 1812.August 1944, 109 prisoners of Montluc prison, including 72 Jews, were massacred by the Nazis in what would become "Le Charnier de Bron". Bron was spared much of the damage caused by the riots in many of France's suburbs in the 1990s, such as in Venissieux and Villeurbanne.SightsBron has a fort (erected between 1872 and 1876).
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