Lille, Belgium

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Lille
Flag of Lille
Flag
Coat of arms of Lille
Coat of arms
Lille is located in Belgium
Lille
Lille
Location in Belgium
Location of Lille in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°14′N 04°50′E / 51.233°N 4.833°E / 51.233; 4.833Coordinates: 51°14′N 04°50′E / 51.233°N 4.833°E / 51.233; 4.833
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementTurnhout
Government
 • MayorPaul Diels (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total59.40 km2 (22.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total16,512
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Postal codes
2275
Area codes014, 03
Websitewww.lille.be

Lille (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɪlə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Gierle, Lille proper, Poederlee, and Wechelderzande. On January 1, 2015, Lille had a total population of 16,386. The total area is 59.40 km² which gives a population density of 276 inhabitants per km².

The Krawatencross is a cyclo-cross race held every February in Lille.

Notable inhabitants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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