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Lille
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 _Population without double counting _: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. LILLE (French pronunciation: (_ listen ); Dutch : Rijsel_ pronounced ; West Flemish : _Rysel_) is a city in northern France , in French Flanders . On the Deûle River, near France's border with Belgium , it is the capital of the Hauts-de- France region and the prefecture of the Nord department . As of 2009, Lille had a population of 226,827 within its administrative limits, and an urban population of 1,015,744, making it the fifth largest urban area in France after Paris , Lyon , Marseille and Toulouse
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Prefectures Of France
A PREFECTURE (French : _PRéFECTURE_) in France may refer to: * the _Chef-lieu de département_, the town in which the administration of a department is located; * the _Chef-lieu de région_, the town in which the administration of a region is located; * the jurisdiction of a prefecture; * the official residence or headquarters of a prefect .CONTENTS * 1 Role of prefecture in departments * 2 Paris * 3 Divisions of departments * 4 See also ROLE OF PREFECTURE IN DEPARTMENTSThere are 101 prefectures in France, one for each department. The official in charge is the prefect (French : _préfet_)
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Communes Of France
(incl. overseas regions ) Departments (incl. overseas departments ) Arrondissements Cantons Intercommunality Métropole Communauté urbaine Communauté d\'agglomération Communauté de communes Communes Associated communes Municipal arrondissements Others in Overseas France Overseas collectivities _Sui generis_ collectivity Overseas country Overseas territory Clipperton Island The COMMUNE (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a level of administrative division in the French Republic . French communes are roughly equivalent to civil townships and incorporated municipalities in the United States or _ Gemeinden _ in Germany
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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France
FRANCE (locally ), officially the FRENCH REPUBLIC (_République française_ ), is a country with territory status in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories . The European, or metropolitan, area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea , and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean . The republic also includes French Guiana on the South American continent and several islands in the Atlantic , Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions (5 of which are situated overseas) span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) which, as of January 2017, has a total population of almost 67 million people. France is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris , the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre
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Regions Of France
(incl. overseas regions ) Departments (incl. overseas departments ) Arrondissements Cantons Intercommunality Métropole Communauté urbaine Communauté d\'agglomération Communauté de communes Communes Associated communes Municipal arrondissements Others in Overseas France
Overseas France
Overseas collectivities _Sui generis_ collectivity Overseas country Overseas territory Clipperton Island France
France
is divided into 18 administrative REGIONS (French : _région_, ), including 13 metropolitan regions and 5 overseas regions . The 13 metropolitan regions (including 12 mainland regions and Corsica) are each further subdivided into 2 to 13 departments , while the overseas regions consist of only one department each and hence are also referred to as "overseas departments"
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Hauts-de-France
HAUTS-DE-FRANCE (French pronunciation: ​ , translates to "Upper France" in English) is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy . The new region came into existence on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015 . France's Conseil d\'État approved Hauts-de- France as the name of the region on 28 September 2016, effective 30 September 2016. The region covers an area of more than 31,813 km2 (12,283 sq mi), and has a population of 5,973,098
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Departments Of France
(incl. overseas regions ) Departments (incl. overseas departments ) Arrondissements
Arrondissements
Cantons Intercommunality Métropole Communauté urbaine Communauté d\'agglomération Communauté de communes Communes Associated communes Municipal arrondissements Others in Overseas France Overseas collectivities
Overseas collectivities
Sui generis collectivity Overseas country Overseas territory Clipperton Island In the administrative divisions of France , the DEPARTMENT (French : département, pronounced ) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities "), between the administrative regions and the commune . There are 97 departments in metropolitan France , and 5 overseas departments , which are also classified as regions
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Nord (French Department)
NORD (French pronunciation: ​ ; English: North; Dutch : Noorderdepartement) is a department in the far north of France
France
. It was created from the western halves of the historical counties of Flanders and Hainaut , and the Bishopric of Cambrai
Cambrai
. The modern coat of arms was inherited from the County of Flanders
County of Flanders
. Nord is the country's most populous department. It also contains the metropolitan region of Lille, the fifth-largest urban area in France after Paris
Paris
, Lyon
Lyon
, Marseille
Marseille
, and Toulouse
Toulouse
. Within the department is located the part of France
France
where the French Flemish
French Flemish
dialect of Dutch is still spoken (along with French) as a native language
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Arrondissements Of France
(incl. overseas regions ) Departments (incl. overseas departments ) Arrondissements Cantons Intercommunality Métropole Communauté urbaine Communauté d\'agglomération Communauté de communes Communes Associated communes Municipal arrondissements Others in Overseas France Overseas collectivities _Sui generis_ collectivity Overseas country Overseas territory Clipperton Island An _ARRONDISSEMENT_ (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a level of administrative division in France . As of 2016 , the 101 French departments were divided into 334 arrondissements (including 12 overseas). The capital of an arrondissement is called a subprefecture . When an arrondissement contains the prefecture (capital) of the department, that prefecture is the capital of the arrondissement, acting both as a prefecture and as a subprefecture
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Arrondissement Of Lille
The ARRONDISSEMENT OF LILLE is an arrondissement of France
France
in the Nord department in the Hauts-de- France
France
region . It has 124 communes . CONTENTS* 1 Composition * 1.1 Cantons * 1.2 Communes * 2 External links COMPOSITIONCANTONSThe cantons of the arrondissement of Lille
Lille
are: * Annœullin * Armentières * Croix * Faches-Thumesnil * Lambersart
Lambersart
* Lille-1 * Lille-2 * Lille-3 * Lille-4 * Lille-5 * Lille-6 * Roubaix-1 * Roubaix-2 * Templeuve * Tourcoing-1 * Tourcoing-2 * Villeneuve-d\'Ascq COMMUNESThe communes of the arrondissement of Lille, and their INSEE codes , are: 1. Allennes-les-Marais (59005) 2. Annœullin (59011) 3. Anstaing (59013) 4. Armentières (59017) 5. Attiches (59022) 6. Aubers (59025) 7
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Cantons Of France
(incl. overseas regions ) Departments (incl. overseas departments ) Arrondissements Cantons Intercommunality Métropole Communauté urbaine Communauté d\'agglomération Communauté de communes Communes Associated communes Municipal arrondissements Others in Overseas France Overseas collectivities _Sui generis_ collectivity Overseas country Overseas territory Clipperton Island The CANTONS OF FRANCE are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's arrondissements and departments . Apart from their role as organizational units in certain aspects of the administration of public services and justice, the chief purpose of the cantons today is to serve as constituencies for the election of the members of the representative assembly (General Council) in each department. For this reason, such elections are known in France as "cantonal elections"
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Canton Of Lille-1
The CANTON OF LILLE-1 is an administrative division of the Nord department , northern France
France
. It was created at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Lille
Lille
. It consists of the following communes: * Lille
Lille
(partly) * La Madeleine * Marquette-lez- Lille
Lille
* Saint-André-lez- Lille
Lille
* Wambrechies REFERENCES * ^ A B "Décret n° 2014-167 du 17 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Nord Legifrance". Retrieved 2017-05-15
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Canton Of Lille-2
The CANTON OF LILLE-2 is an administrative division of the Nord department , northern France
France
. It was created at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Lille
Lille
. It consists of the following communes: * Bondues * Lille
Lille
(partly) * Marcq-en-Barœul * Mouvaux REFERENCES * ^ A B "Décret n° 2014-167 du 17 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Nord Legifrance". Retrieved 2017-05-15