The Place du General de Gaulle is an urban public space of the city of Lille in the French department of Nord in the region of Hauts-de-France . The square is of the grand-place type which is characterized by a completely mineral aspect that can be found in many towns in the old Netherlands . This is the historic and main square of the city. The square is bordered by various buildings; eight are […]

La Piscine (French for “the swimming pool”) is a museum of art and industry, located in the city of Roubaix in northern France. It is more formally known as La Piscine-Musée d’Art et d’Industrie André Diligent or Le musée d’Art et d’Industrie de la ville de Roubaix, but its common name derives from the fact that it is housed in a former […]

The Lille 1 University of Science and Technology (French: Université Lille 1 : Sciences et Technologies, USTL) was a Frenchuniversity located on a dedicated main campus in Villeneuve d’Ascq, near Lille (Hauts-de-France – European Metropolis of Lille), with 20,000 full-time students plus 14,500 students in continuing education (2004). 1,310 permanent faculty members plus 1,200 staff and around 140 CNRS researchers work there in the different University Lille 1 institutes […]

Lille is a city at the northern part of France, in French Flanders. On the Deûle River, near France’s border with Belgium, it is the capital of the Hauts-de-France region, the prefecture of the Nord department, and the main city of the Métropole Européenne de Lille. Country France Region Hauts-de-France Department Nord Arrondissement Lille Canton Lille-1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Intercommunality Métropole Européenne de Lille Government  Mayor (2020-2026) Martine Aubry (PS) Area 34.8 km2 (13.4 sq mi)  Urban (2017) […]