The Fort-Mardyck Zoological Park – Dunkerque Grand Littoral is a French zoological park located in Fort-Mardyck in the North . The park presents more than 270 animals of 70 different species of mammals and birds . It is part of the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Dunkirk Contemporary Art and Action Center ( LAAC ), formerly the Dunkirk Contemporary Art Museum , is a contemporary art museum made up of a building and a sculpture garden. At the heart of a garden of sculptures, water, stone and wind, in the immediate vicinity of the beach, the LAAC defies the sky with its astonishing architecture. Sparkling and joyful like the pop […]
University of the Littoral Opal Coast (Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale), also known as ULCO, is a French university, based in Boulogne, Calais, Dunkirk (Dunkerque) and Saint Omer. The head office is in Dunkirk (Dunkerque in French). It reports to the Academy of Lille and is a member of the European Doctoral College Lille-Nord-Pas de Calais and of the Community of Universities and […]
Dunkirk is a commune in Nord, a French department in northern France. It lies 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the Belgian border. It has the third-largest French harbour. Country France Region Hauts-de-France Department Nord Government Mayor (2020–2026) Patrice Vergriete Area1 43.89 km2 (16.95 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 87,353 Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi) Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET) Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST) Etymology The name of Dunkirk derives from West Flemish dun(e) ‘dune’ or ‘dun’ and kerke ‘church’, which together means ‘church […]