On February 27, 2000, it was the city of Lille. Together, their population numbered 212597 in the 1999 census. In 2000, the entire metropolitan Lille, France and Belgian territory, Kortrijk and Tournai of1 had a population of about 730000 people. It is also one of the major hubs in Europe. Lille is a large population of juvenile delinquency, with nearly 95000 to 149533 students living in Lille during 2002-2003. After the Louvre, Lille's Fine Arts Museum or the Museum of Fine Arts is the second in France.
The urban project Euralille, revolved around the creation of the new TGV station has a long debate between citizens of Lille.
The project was completed not long ago, with a modern architecture to the surface, which has disrupted the dispersal of the old city. In collaboration with the Italian city of Genoa, Lille has been chosen as the European Capital of Culture for the year 2004.
Lille is part of a large group territories, a former major centre of textile production, including Roubaix, Tourcoing and Villeneuve d'Ascq. This is the 4th largest city of aggregation with a population of over 1.1 million in 1999. Old house, the historic centre of Lille.
Lille is part of one of Lille Metropole Urban Community or the CUDL Lille Olympique Sporting Club, Lille's Football Club is one of the biggest teams in the Football League french. It offers regularly in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup and won trophies 8 great national unity.
Lille Lesquin International Airport is the first airport in the region. It is only 15 minutes from downtown. In France, he is one of the most popular of these airports in the number of passengers. It handles about 873,000 passengers during the year 2003. Below is the airlines that serve international airport Lille Lesquin:
Aigle Azur, he flies to Lille in Algiers, Oran and summer of 2007.
Air Algeria steals in Algiers
Air France serves Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Nice and Strasbourg.
Atlas Blue aims Marrakech.
Bmi flies to Leeds and Bradford.
Central Wings Warsaw
MyAir flies to Milan-Orio and Venice.
Royal Air Maroc flies to Casablanca.