Lille is the capital of the Hauts-de-France region, the prefecture of the Nord department, and the main city of the larger metropolitan area Métropole Européenne de Lille.
Lille is rated Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Lille has a population of over 232,741 people. Lille also forms part of the wider Lille metropolitan area which has a population of over 2,594,456 people. Lille is the #60 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 5.241 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.
Coin-Operated Laundries and Drycleaners | Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals | Retail Bakeries | Motor Vehicle Gasoline Engine and Engine Parts Manufacturing | Other Financial Vehicles | All Other Miscellaneous Textile Product Mills | Business and Secretarial Schools | Other Vegetable and Melon Farming | Knit Fabric Mills | Armored Car Services