Villeneuve-d'Ascq

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Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Château de Flers

Coat of arms
Villeneuve-d'Ascq is located in France
Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 3°08′42″E / 50.6233°N 3.145°E / 50.6233; 3.145Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 3°08′42″E / 50.6233°N 3.145°E / 50.6233; 3.145
Kintra Fraunce
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Depairtment Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Villeneuve-d'Ascq-Nord and
Villeneuve-d'Ascq-Sud
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Caudron
Area
 • Land1 22.66 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Population2 62,400
 • Population2 Density 2,800/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59009 / 59491, 59493, 59650
Elevation 19–46 m (62–151 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population wioot double coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Villeneuve-d'Ascq is a commune in the Nord depairtment in northren Fraunce. Wi mair than 60,000 indwallers an 50,000 students, it is ane o the main ceeties o the Urban Community o Lille Métropole an the lairgest in aurie (27,46 km²) efter Lille; it is also ane o the main ceeties o the Nord-Pas de Calais region.

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