Lille is the capital of the region in northern and the core of one of the largest metropolitan agglomerations in the country. Historically, it has also been the capital of , and later an industrial powerhouse, thanks to which it now boasts a large and handsome historic centre.
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Notable Places in the Area

The is a municipal museum dedicated to fine arts, modern art, and antiquities. Photo: Peter17, CC BY 3.0.

The is a neo-classical opera house, built from 1907 to 1913 and officially inaugurated in 1923. Photo: Velvet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , or Lille Natural History Museum, was founded in 1822. Photo: Velvet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Strikehard, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is situated 3 km west of Lille. Photo: Velvet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village and former commune of the Department of France, on the . is situated 6 km east of Lille. Photo: PIERRE ANDRE LECLERCQ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

was a town in the département of northern . is situated 5 km west of Lille. Photo: Sn59320, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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