Roubaix

Coordinates: 50°42′N 3°10′E / 50.7°N 3.17°E / 50.7; 3.17

Roubaix (; Dutch Robaais, sometimes also called Robeke, although Robaais is the only correct translation according to the Dutch Language Union) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is located between the cities of Lille and Tourcoing.

The Gare de Roubaix railway station offers connections to Lille, Tourcoing, Antwerp, Ostend and Paris.

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