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Nord-Pas-de-Calais

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NORD-PAS-DE-CALAIS
France
DEMONYMS: French, European
Nord-Pas-de-Calais is a French region within France. France is part of the Western Europe region in the continent of Europe. France is also known as L'hexagone. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 547 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is French, the capital city is Paris, and the main currency used is the Euro. The regional capital of Nord-Pas-de-Calais is Lille, which has a total area of 12.4 thousand square kilometres and is the only area within the region
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ADMINISTRATIVE REGION

Geography

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REGIONAL / STATE CAPITAL

Lille

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COUNTRY

France

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REGION

Western Europe

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CONTINENT

Europe

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

12414

(square kilometers)

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STATES | PROVINCES | COUNTIES

Nord-Pas-de-Calais

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NOTIFICATIONS

LAST UPDATED:  April 25, 2023
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Latest

| STATUS

  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • The country has some or many progressive laws, and the LGBGTQIA+ community living and visiting have equal rights in many areas. Generally, it is likely safe to travel in cities; however, some discretion may be required in rural or less populated areas. It is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country has some laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has laws in place that bans all forms of discrimination. Laws that protect those community members living or visiting from discrimination
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Government

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FRANCE
MINISTRY OF EUROPE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS
ministère de l'europe et des affaires étrangères
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FRANCE
MINISTRY OF SOLIDARITY AND HEALTH
ministère des solidarités et de la santé
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
salutation | salutu
HI
salut | salute
HOW ARE YOU?
comment allez-vous? | cumu va?
GOOD MORNING
bonjour | bonghjornu
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
je vais bien et toi? | sò bravu, è tù?
GOOD AFTERNOON
bonne après-midi | bonu dopu meziornu
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
quel est ton nom? | cumu hè u to nome?
GOOD NIGHT
bonne nuit | bona notte
MY NAME IS…
je m'appelle ... | u mo nome hè ...
WELCOME
bienvenue | benvenuti
NICE TO MEET YOU
ravi de vous rencontrer | felice di cunnosce vi
GOODBYE
au revoir | avvedeci
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
parlez vous anglais? | parli inglese?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

French | Corsican
Official Language(s) spoken in France
The emergency service numbers within France to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
ambulance (french)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
police (french)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
feu (french)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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EMERGENCY
urgence | emergenza
HELP ME
aidez moi | aiuta mi
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
où est l'hôpital le plus proche? | induve hè l'uspidale u più vicinu?
STOP
arrêtez | piantà
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
où est la pharmacie la plus proche? | induve si trova a farmacia a più vicina?
HOSPITAL
hôpital | uspidale
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
ou est la station de police? | induve hè a stazione di pulizza?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

33

INTERNET SUFFIX

.fr

LANGUAGES

French, Corsican

CURRENCY

NAME:
Euro
SYM:
DIVISION:
100 cents

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
2
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug E

AREA CODES

2 | 3

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CLIMATE

Lille

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
6.8°C | 44.3°F
02| FEB
7.5°C | 45.5°F
03| MAR
11.4°C | 52.6°F
04| APR
15.9°C | 60.7°F
05| MAY
18.9°C | 66.0°F
06| JUN
22.2°C | 71.9°F
07| JUL
24.3°C | 75.7°F
08| AUG
23.6°C | 74.5°F
09| SEP
20.8°C | 69.4°F
10| OCT
15.9°C | 60.7°F
11| NOV
10.9°C | 51.7°F
12| DEC
7.4°C | 45.4°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
1.3°C | 34.3°F
02| FEB
1.3°C | 34.4°F
03| MAR
3.2°C | 37.7°F
04| APR
5.6°C | 42.1°F
05| MAY
8.8°C | 47.8°F
06| JUN
11.7°C | 53.0°F
07| JUL
13.7°C | 56.7°F
08| AUG
13.3°C | 55.9°F
09| SEP
10.6°C | 51.1°F
10| OCT
7.9°C | 46.2°F
11| NOV
4.7°C | 40.4°F
12| DEC
1.9°C | 35.5°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
oui | iè
EXCUSE ME
excusez-moi | scusa
NO
non | innò
PLEASE
s'il vous plaît | per piacè
NO, THANK YOU
non, merci | œ œ no, ti ringraziu
SORRY
pardon | scusa
MAYBE
peut être | forse
THANK YOU
je vous remercie | grazie

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC+1 (Europe/Paris)

DST APPLIES

Yes
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (DST)
2023
STARTS
Mar 26, 2023
ENDS
Oct 29, 2023
2024
STARTS
Mar 31, 2024
ENDS
Oct 27, 2024

DST ADJUSTMENT

Forward one hour

DST TIMEZONE

UTC+2 (Europe/Paris)

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TRAVEL RELATED

AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

6
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED
Recommended
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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
directions et conseils | indicazioni è guidance
HOW DO I GET THERE?
comment puis-je y arriver? | cumu possu ghjunghje?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
combien cela coûte-t-il? | quantu hè quellu?
HOW FAR IS IT?
a quelle distance est-ce? | quantu hè luntanu?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
acceptez-vous les cartes de crédit? | accettate e carte di creditu?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
où se trouvent les toilettes? | induve hè u bagnu?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
ça ne m'intéresse pas | ùn mi interessa micca
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
où est le restaurant le plus proche? | induve si trova u ristorante u più vicinu?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
je ne comprends pas | ùn capiscu micca
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
combien je te dois? | quantu ti devu?

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Lesbian
lesbienne (french)
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Gay
gay (french)
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Bisexual
bisexuel (french)
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Transgender
transgenres (french)
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Intersex
intersexe (french)
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Asexual
asexué (french)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
interrogatoire (french)
Community Flag
Community
communauté (french)
Gender Flag
Gender
lié au genre (french)
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Sexuality
relatif à la sexualité (french)
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Non-Binary
non binaire (french)
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Queer
queer (french)
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