Lille, Belgium

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Lille
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Location of Lille
Lille, Belgium
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Lille
Location in Belgium
Location of Lille in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°14′N04°50′E / 51.233°N 4.833°E / 51.233; 4.833 Coordinates: 51°14′N04°50′E / 51.233°N 4.833°E / 51.233; 4.833
CountryBelgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
  Mayor Marleen Peeters (N-VA) [1]
  Governing party/ies N-VA, Groen
Area
  Total59.40 km2 (22.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2020-01-01) [2]
  Total16,564
  Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Postal codes
2275
Area codes 014, 03
Website www.lille.be

Lille (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɪlə] ) is a municipality located in the Belgian Antwerp Province. The municipality comprises the towns of Lille, Gierle, Poederlee  [ nl ], and Wechelderzande. In 2021, Lille had a total population of 16,517. [3] The total area is 59.40 km².

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The Krawatencross is an annual cyclo-cross race held in Lille every February.

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  2. "Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2020". Statbel.
  3. "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 13019". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 10 May 2022.