lille
Location of Lille in Europe
Mini Map Lille
Country : France
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : French
Population
City: 226 014 (2006)
Metro: 1 107 861 (2006)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Lille
info Palais de la Bourse
closeLille is the capital of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, a region in the north of France near the border with Flanders. The city was long part of Flanders - it was only annexed to France in the 17th century - and Lille's cosy historic center still resembles that of many other Flemish cities.
With the arrival of the high speed train and the construction of Euralille the city started a successful revitalization which resulted in futuristic new development projects that put the city back on the map.


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