Lille is a medium-sized city in the region of northern with a very large student population. This city has a strong industrial background, but, after some difficult years, it is now known throughout France for its handsome city centre and its very active cultural life.


  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 237,000
  • Postal codes: 59800 – 59686 CEDEX 9
  • IATA airport code: LIL
  • United Nations Location Code: FR LLE
  • Latitude: 50° 37' 58.7" (50.633°) north
  • Longitude: 3° 3' 30.9" (3.0586°) east
  • Elevation: 27 meters (89 feet)
  • Wikidata: Lille
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Arabic: ليل, Armenian: Լիլ, Arpitan: Lila, Azerbaijani: Lil, Belarusian: Горад Ліль, Bulgarian: Лил, Catalan: Lilla, Central Kurdish: لیل, Chechen: Лилль, Chinese: 里尔, Dutch: Rijsel, Esperanto: Lillo, French: Lille, Georgian: ლილი, German: Lille, Greek: Λιλ, Hebrew: ליל, Hindi: लील, Italian: Lilla, Japanese: リール, Kazakh: Лилль, Kirghiz: Лилль, Korean: , Ladino: Lila, Latin: Insula, Lithuanian: Lilis
Lojban: lil., Lombard: Lilla, Macedonian: Лил, Marathi: लील, Mazanderani: لیل, Occitan (post 1500): Lilla, Panjabi: ਲੀਲ, Persian: لیل, Picard: Lile, Portuguese: Lille, Russian: Лилль, Serbian: Лил, Spanish: Lila, Spanish: Lille, Tamil: லீல், Thai: ลีล, Uighur: Lil, Ukrainian: Лілль, Urdu: لیل, Uzbek: Lill, Vlaams: Rysel, Western Frisian: Risel, Western Panjabi: للی, Yiddish: ליל, Yue Chinese: 里爾, Zeeuws: Rijsel

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