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Tourcoing
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Tourcoing
Flag
Coat of arms of Tourcoing
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Tourcoing-1 and 2
Intercommunality Métropole Européenne de Lille
Area
1
15.19 km2 (5.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
92,707
 • Density 6,103.2/km2 (15,807/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
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.

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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