Kortrijk or Courtray (Courtrai in French) is a city in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The city is located along the river Leie (Lys). The centre is a well preserved historic area with a lot of shops and nice squares. The Beguinage (Begijnhof in Dutch) is a very well known historic part of the centre with well preserved medieval streets, houses, squares and alleys and was declared UNESCO World Heritage.
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In 2010, some 75,000 (74,911) people lived there. (number of inhabitants in 2007)
It is situated at 50° 49 North, 03° 16 East.