Lille

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For ither uises, see Lille (disambiguation).
Lille
Lille city centre.
Lille city centre.
Coat o airms o Lille
Coat o airms
Lille is locatit in Fraunce
Lille
Lille
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Lille is locatit in Hauts-de-France
Lille
Lille
Coordinates: 50°38′14″N 3°03′48″E / 50.6372°N 3.0633°E / 50.6372; 3.0633Coordinates: 50°38′14″N 3°03′48″E / 50.6372°N 3.0633°E / 50.6372; 3.0633
KintraFraunce
RegionHauts-de-France
DepairtmentNord
ArrondissementLille
IntercommunalityEuropean Metropolis o Lille
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Martine Aubry (PS)
Area
1
34.8 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2009)
442.5 km2 (170.9 sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2007)
7,200 km2 (2,800 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)2
226,827
 • Rank10t in Fraunce
 • Density6,500/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 (2009[1])
1,015,744
 • Urban density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
 • Metro
 (2007[2])
3,800,000
 • Metro density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET (GMT +1))
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59350 /59000, 59800
Wabsteidwww.mairie-lille.fr/cms
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Lille (French pronunciation: [lil] ( listen); Dutch: Rijsel) is a ceety in northren Fraunce (French Flanders). It is the principal ceety o the European Metropolis o Lille, the fowert-lairgest metropolitan aurie in the kintra ahint those o Paris, Lyon an Marseille. Lille is situatit on the Deûle River, near Fraunce's border wi Belgium. It is the caipital o the Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie region an the prefectur o the Nord depairtment.

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