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The city of Lille counts with the municipalities Lomme and Hellemmes, which were incorporated in recent years in the city, 232,440 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2016). More than 1.1 million (1999) inhabitants live in the metropolitan area around Lille, which includes its neighboring cities Roubaix and Tourcoing and the satellite town of Villeneuve-d'Ascq, founded in 1970. This metropolitan area, the Métropole Européenne de Lille, is the fourth-largest metropolitan area after Paris, Lyon and Marseille in terms of population figures and ranks second in terms of population density in France (Wikipedia).
September 22, 2019
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