Paris–Roubaix is a one-day professional bicycle road race in northern France, starting north of Paris and finishing on the Belgian frontier. From its beginning in 1896 until 1967 it started in Paris and ended in Roubaix; since 1968 the start has bee…
Latitude and longitude of Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Villeneuve-d'Ascq (pronounced: [vil.nœv.dask]) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.
Latitude: 50° 37' 0.08" N
Longitude: 3° 09' 59.90" E
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A diverging diamond interchange (DDI), also called a double crossover diamond interchange (DCD), is a type of diamond interchange in which the two directions of traffic on the non-freeway road cross to the opposite side on both sides of the bridge a…
Stade Pierre-Mauroy is a multi-use stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, near Lille, France, that opened in August 2012. It is located in the Hôtel de Ville quarter of Villeneuve d'Ascq and is the new home stadium of LOSC Lille Métropole.
The Battle of Bouvines, which took place on 27 July 1214, was a medieval battle which ended the 1202–1214 Anglo-French War.
La Piscine (French for "the swimming pool") is a museum of art and industry, located in the city of Roubaix in northern France.
The 1989 Belgian MiG-23 crash involved the crash of an unmanned Soviet MiG-23M "Flogger-B" into a house in Kortrijk, Belgium, on 4 July 1989, killing an 18-year-old man.
The Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille (Lille Palace of Fine Arts) is one of the largest museums in France, and the largest French museum outside of Paris.
The Citadel of Lille (French: Citadelle de Lille; Dutch: Citadel van Rijsel) is a pentagonal citadel of the city wall of Lille, in France.
Lille Cathedral, the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Treille (French: Basilique-cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Treille de Lille), is a Roman Catholic cathedral and basilica, and a national monument of France, located in the city of Lille.
The Université Lille 1 is a French university located on a dedicated main campus in Villeneuve d'Ascq 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…
Located in the campus of Lille University of Science and Technology in France, École Centrale de Lille is a renowned Graduate Engineering school, with roots back to 1854 as the École des arts industriels et des mines de Lille, re-organised in 1872 a…
Lille Europe is a railway station in Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. It is situated on the LGV Nord High Speed railway.
Lille Airport (French: Aéroport de Lille) (IATA: LIL, ICAO: LFQQ) is an airport located in Lesquin, 7 km (4 mi) south-southeast of Lille, a city in northern France. It is also known as Lille-Lesquin Airport or Lesquin Airport.
The Column of the Goddess is the popular name given by the citizens of Lille (France) to the Memorial of the Siege of 1792.
The Cathedral of Our Lady (French: Notre-Dame de Tournai, Dutch: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Doornik) is Roman Catholic church, see of the Diocese of Tournai in Tournai, Belgium.
Lille Catholic University (French: Université Catholique de Lille) is a private Catholic university located in Lille, France.
The Charles de Gaulle University – Lille III (Université Charles-de-Gaulle - Université Lille III) is a French university.
The Ascq massacre is a massacre of 86 men on 1 April 1944 in Ascq, France, by the Waffen-SS during the Second World War.