Villeneuve-d'Ascq

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Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Château de Flers
Coat o airms o Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Hauts-de-France
Depairtment Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Villeneuve-d'Ascq-Nord and
Villeneuve-d'Ascq-Sud
Intercommunality European Metropolis o Lille
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Caudron
Area1 22.66 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 62,400
 • Density 2,800/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit 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 European Metropolis o Lille an the lairgest in aurie (27,46 km²) efter Lille; it is also ane o the main ceeties o the Hauts-de-France region.

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