Loos, Nord

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Beffroi de Loos (3).JPG
Coat of arms of Loos
Coat of arms
Loos is located in France
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 Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Lille-6
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Anne Voituriez
Area1 6.95 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 20,869
 • Density 3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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 (French pronunciation: [lɔs]) 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).


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


Loos is twinned with Geseke, Germany.

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