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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Marcq-en-Barœul
Coat of arms
Marcq-en-Barœul is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Marcq-en-Barœul
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Gérard (UMP)
Area1 14.04 km2 (5.42 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 37,177
 • Density 2,600/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59378 / 59700
Elevation 16–51 m (52–167 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Marcq-en-Barœul is a commune in the Nord department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

It is a suburb of the city of Lille, and is adjacent to it on the northeast. It is the sixth-largest component of the metropolitan Urban Community of Lille Métropole.



Groupe Holder and subsidiaries Ladurée and Paul have their head offices in the commune.[1][2][3]


A racecourse field is located in the town where several races take place along the year.

Two golf courses are opened :

  • Golf des Flandres, near the racecourse
  • Cité golfe


Founded in 1971, the rugby club is called Olympique Marcquois Rugby. It is a section of the local multi-sports Club. The Club grew up quickly and join the honneur régional league in 1973. It was promoted in the upper league, Fédérale 3, in 1993 for the first time and again in 2002.

In 2006, the club was promoted in the Fédérale 2 league and remains in the same league up to now.

The rugby school is a strength of the club which welcomes 350 youngsters from 7 years old to 15 years old.

More than six hundred players and sixty volunteers belong to the Olympique Marcquois Rugby which is one of the most important clubs in the County.

The club is affiliated to the Stade Toulousain since 1999.

Twin towns

Marcq-en-Barœul is twinned with:

See also


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Groupe Holder. Retrieved on 28 October 2012. "Groupe HOLDER S.A.S. 344, Avenue de la Marne BP 64022 59704 Marcq-en Barœul France"
  2. ^ "Legal notices." Ladurée. Retrieved on 29 October 2012. "344 avenue de la Marne in Marcq en Baroeul (59700)"
  3. ^ "Mentions légales." Paul. Retrieved on 28 October 2012. "BOULANGERIES PAUL SAS Société par actions simplifiée au capital de 10 426 496 € 344 Avenue de la Marne – 59700 MARCQ EN BAROEUL"
  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website
  • OM Rugby web site
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