Tourcoing

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Tourcoing
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Tourcoing
Flag
Coat of arms of Tourcoing
Coat of arms
Tourcoing is located in France
Tourcoing
Tourcoing
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Tourcoing is located in Hauts-de-France
Tourcoing
Tourcoing
Coordinates: 50°43′56″N 3°06′14″E / 50.7323°N 3.1040°E / 50.7323; 3.1040Coordinates: 50°43′56″N 3°06′14″E / 50.7323°N 3.1040°E / 50.7323; 3.1040
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Tourcoing-1 and 2
Intercommunality Métropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gérald Darmanin
Area1 15.19 km2 (5.86 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 92,707
 • Density 6,100/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59599 /59200

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.

Tourcoing (French pronunciation: ​[tuʁkwɛ̃]) is a town in the Nord department and Nord-Pas de Calais region in France with a population of about 94,204. It is near Lille and Roubaix and there is a metro and tram line between Tourcoing and these places, which are all close to the Belgian border. There is a Napoleon III-style Hôtel de ville (Town Hall) built in 1885.

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