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Country  France
Area  92,707
Region  Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Mayor  Gerald Darmanin

Tourcoing is a city in northern France. It is designated municipally as a commune within the departement of Nord.


Map of Tourcoing

Tourcoing is part of the urban area of Lille and is a member of the Urban Community of Lille Metropole. Besides that, the city is also a member of the cross-border Eurometropolis Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai (metropolitan area), which had 2,155,161 residents in 2008. The city is served by the Lille Metro.

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Main sights

  • Church of St Christopher (15th-16th centuries), considered one of the most beautiful Neo-Gothic edifices of Nord. In stone and brickwork, it has an 80-metre (262-foot) high bell tower with more than 80 bells.
  • Hospice de Havre, founded in 1260. The cloister and the chapel date from the seventeenth century.
  • Hotel de ville (1885), in Napoleon III-style.
  • Jardin botanique de Tourcoing, a botanical garden and arboretum.
  • History

    Tourcoing in the past, History of Tourcoing

    The city was the site of a significant victory for France during the French Revolutionary Wars. Marshal Charles Pichegru and his generals Joseph Souham and Jean Moreau defeated a combined force of British and Austrian troops in the Battle of Tourcoing on 29 Floreal II (18 May 1794).


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