Lille, Belgium

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Lille
Municipality
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
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
 • Mayor Paul Diels (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 59.40 km2 (22.93 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 16,406
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Postal codes 2275
Area codes 014, 03
Website www.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.

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