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Where is Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France?

Location of metropolitan region of Nord-Pas-de-Calais on a map

Nord-Pas-de-Calais is a metropolitan region found in the nation of France. Home to 4,107,148 people, it is the 4th largest division in France in terms of population.

Nord-Pas-de-Calais gained its current status as a metropolitan region in the year 1982. The government of Nord-Pas-de-Calais is lead by Daniel Percheronand is based in the metropolitan region capital of Lille (Population: 228,328).

The most populous cities in Nord-Pas-de-Calais are: Lille (Population: 228,328), Roubaix (Population: 95,721), Tourcoing (Population: 91,574), Calais (Population: 74,433), Dunkerque (Population: 71,287).

Nord-Pas-de-Calais Metropolitan region - Quick Facts

Country France
Region Type Metropolitan region
ISO Code FR_O
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1982
Capital Lille (Population: 228,328)
Head of Government Daniel Percheron
Total Population 4,107,148
Total Area 12,414 sq km (4,793 sq miles)
Population Density 330.8 sq km (856.9 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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