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|Canton||Tourcoing-1 and 2|
|Intercommunality||Métropole Européenne de Lille|
|15.19 km2 (5.86 sq mi)|
|• Density||6,103.2/km2 (15,807/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|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.
Tourcoing is twinned with:
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