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Valenciennes (French pronunciation: ​[valɑ̃sjɛn]; Dutch: Valencijn, Latin: Valentianae) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It lies on the Scheldt (French: Escaut) river. Although the city and region experienced a steady population decline between 1975 and 1990, it has since rebounded. The 1999 census recorded that the population of the commune of Valenciennes was 41,278, and that of the metropolitan area was 399,677.


A place in France, Valenciennes is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Valenciennes, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Reims. Reims is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Notre Dame Cathedral, Champagnes Pommery, Taittinger Cellars. A vacation to Valenciennes can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Valenciennes*

  • Living in Valenciennes - Quality of Life

    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.53 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Valenciennes

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Valenciennes

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 120.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 103.16 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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