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Arrondissement of Lille
Lille in the Nord department
Lille in the Nord department
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Communes 124
Prefecture Lille
INSEE code 595
Area
 • Total 879.5 km2 (339.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 1,232,513
 • Density 1,401.38/km2 (3,629.56/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Lille is an arrondissement of France, in the Nord department, Hauts-de-France region. Its capital, and prefecture of the department, is the city of Lille.

History

When the Nord department was created on 1790, the arrondissement of Lille was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Lille is one of the central arrondissement of the Nord department. It borders with Belgium to the north and east, the Douai arrondissement to the southeast, the Pas-de-Calais department to the south and west, and the Dunkirk arrondissement to the northwest.

The arrondissement of Lille has an area of 879.5 km2 (339.6 sq mi). It has a population of 1,232,513 inhabitants for a population density of 1,401.4 inhabitants/km2..

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons in the arrondissement of Lille are:

  1. Annœullin (5902)
  2. Armentières (5904)
  3. Croix (5913)
  4. Faches-Thumesnil (5918)
  5. Lambersart (5922)
  6. Lille-1 (5923)
  7. Lille-2 (5924)
  8. Lille-3 (5925)
  9. Lille-4 (5926)
  10. Lille-5 (5927)
  11. Lille-6 (5928)
  12. Roubaix-1 (5932)
  13. Roubaix-2 (5933)
  14. Templeuve (5936)
  15. Tourcoing-1 (5937)
  16. Tourcoing-2 (5938)
  17. Villeneuve-d'Ascq (5940)

Communes

The arrondissement of Lille has 124 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Allennes-les-Marais (59005)
  2. Annœullin (59011)
  3. Anstaing (59013)
  4. Armentières (59017)
  5. Attiches (59022)
  6. Aubers (59025)
  7. Avelin (59034)
  8. Bachy (59042)
  9. Baisieux (59044)
  10. Bauvin (59052)
  11. Beaucamps-Ligny (59056)
  12. Bersée (59071)
  13. Bois-Grenier (59088)
  14. Bondues (59090)
  15. Bourghelles (59096)
  16. Bousbecque (59098)
  17. Bouvines (59106)
  18. Camphin-en-Carembault (59123)
  19. Camphin-en-Pévèle (59124)
  20. Capinghem (59128)
  21. Cappelle-en-Pévèle (59129)
  22. Carnin (59133)
  23. Chemy (59145)
  24. Chéreng (59146)
  25. Cobrieux (59150)
  26. Comines (59152)
  27. Croix (59163)
  28. Cysoing (59168)
  29. Deûlémont (59173)
  30. Don (59670)
  31. Emmerin (59193)
  32. Englos (59195)
  33. Ennetières-en-Weppes (59196)
  34. Ennevelin (59197)
  35. Erquinghem-Lys (59202)
  36. Erquinghem-le-Sec (59201)
  37. Escobecques (59208)
  38. Faches-Thumesnil (59220)
  39. Forest-sur-Marque (59247)
  40. Fournes-en-Weppes (59250)
  41. Frelinghien (59252)
  42. Fretin (59256)
  43. Fromelles (59257)
  44. Genech (59258)
  45. Gondecourt (59266)
  46. Gruson (59275)
  47. Hallennes-lez-Haubourdin (59278)
  48. Halluin (59279)
  49. Hantay (59281)
  50. Haubourdin (59286)
  51. Hem (59299)
  52. Herlies (59303)
  53. Herrin (59304)
  54. Houplin-Ancoisne (59316)
  55. Houplines (59317)
  56. Illies (59320)
  57. La Bassée (59051)
  58. La Chapelle-d'Armentières (59143)
  59. La Neuville (59427)
  60. Lambersart (59328)
  61. Lannoy (59332)
  62. Le Maisnil (59371)
  63. Leers (59339)
  64. Lesquin (59343)
  65. Lezennes (59346)
  66. Lille (59350)
  67. Linselles (59352)
  68. Lompret (59356)
  69. Loos (59360)
  70. Louvil (59364)
  71. Lys-lez-Lannoy (59367)
  72. La Madeleine (59368)
  73. Marcq-en-Barœul (59378)
  74. Marquette-lez-Lille (59386)
  75. Marquillies (59388)
  76. Moncheaux (59408)
  77. Mons-en-Barœul (59410)
  78. Mons-en-Pévèle (59411)
  79. Mouchin (59419)
  80. Mouvaux (59421)
  81. Mérignies (59398)
  82. Neuville-en-Ferrain (59426)
  83. Noyelles-lès-Seclin (59437)
  84. Ostricourt (59452)
  85. Phalempin (59462)
  86. Pont-à-Marcq (59466)
  87. Provin (59477)
  88. Prémesques (59470)
  89. Pérenchies (59457)
  90. Péronne-en-Mélantois (59458)
  91. Quesnoy-sur-Deûle (59482)
  92. Radinghem-en-Weppes (59487)
  93. Ronchin (59507)
  94. Roncq (59508)
  95. Roubaix (59512)
  96. Sailly-lez-Lannoy (59522)
  97. Sainghin-en-Mélantois (59523)
  98. Sainghin-en-Weppes (59524)
  99. Saint-André-lez-Lille (59527)
  100. Salomé (59550)
  101. Santes (59553)
  102. Seclin (59560)
  103. Sequedin (59566)
  104. Templemars (59585)
  105. Templeuve-en-Pévèle (59586)
  106. Thumeries (59592)
  107. Toufflers (59598)
  108. Tourcoing (59599)
  109. Tourmignies (59600)
  110. Tressin (59602)
  111. Vendeville (59609)
  112. Verlinghem (59611)
  113. Villeneuve-d'Ascq (59009)
  114. Wahagnies (59630)
  115. Wambrechies (59636)
  116. Wannehain (59638)
  117. Warneton (59643)
  118. Wasquehal (59646)
  119. Wattignies (59648)
  120. Wattrelos (59650)
  121. Wavrin (59653)
  122. Wervicq-Sud (59656)
  123. Wicres (59658)
  124. Willems (59660)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
59350 Lille 233,897 Lille-1, Lille-2, Lille-3
Lille-4, Lille-5, Lille-6
Métropole Européenne de Lille
59512 Roubaix 95,600 Roubaix-1, Roubaix-2 Métropole Européenne de Lille
59599 Tourcoing 95,329 Tourcoing-1, Tourcoing-2 Métropole Européenne de Lille
59009 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 62,869 Villeneuve-d'Ascq Métropole Européenne de Lille
59650 Wattrelos 41,337 Roubaix-2 Métropole Européenne de Lille
59378 Marcq-en-Baroeul 39,291 Lille-2 Métropole Européenne de Lille
59328 Lambersart 28,128 Lambersart Métropole Européenne de Lille
59017 Armentières 25,362 Armentières Métropole Européenne de Lille
59368 La Madeleine 22,248 Lille-1 Métropole Européenne de Lille
59646 Wasquehal 21,343 Croix Métropole Européenne de Lille
59410 Mons-en-Baroeul 21,231 Lille-3 Métropole Européenne de Lille

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Coordinates: 50°37′N 3°4′E / 50.617°N 3.067°E / 50.617; 3.067

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