Loos, Nord

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Loos
Loos is located in France
Loos
Loos
Coordinates: 50°36′46″N 3°00′52″E / 50.6128°N 3.0144°E / 50.6128; 3.0144Coordinates: 50°36′46″N 3°00′52″E / 50.6128°N 3.0144°E / 50.6128; 3.0144
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Haubourdin
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Rondelaere
Area
 • Land1 6.95 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 20,869
 • Population2 density 3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59360 / 59120
Elevation 17–49 m (56–161 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Loos is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is located in the metropolitan Urban Community of Lille Métropole, and is a suburb of the city of Lille, bordering it on its southwest side. In the 1999 census, Loos had a population of 20,869. The commune has a land area of 6.95 km² (2.683 sq mi).

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Arms of Loos
The arms of Loos are blazoned :
Gules, 3 crescents Or.



Miscellaneous[edit]

Loos is twinned with Geseke, Germany.

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