Tourcoing

commune in Nord department, Hauts-de-France, France

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
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Tourcoing
Flag
Coat of arms of Tourcoing
Coat of arms
Location of Tourcoing
Tourcoing is located in France
Tourcoing
Tourcoing
Tourcoing is located in Hauts-de-France
Tourcoing
Tourcoing
Coordinates: 50°43′56″N 3°06′14″E / 50.7323°N 3.1040°E / 50.7323; 3.1040Coordinates: 50°43′56″N 3°06′14″E / 50.7323°N 3.1040°E / 50.7323; 3.1040
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonTourcoing-1 and 2
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gérald Darmanin
Area
1
15.19 km2 (5.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
92,707
 • Density6,100/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+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.

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