in North of Hauts-de-France, France
- Lille-Lesquin Airport (14 mi)
- Valenciennes-Denain Airport (18 mi)
- Merville-Calonne Airport (26 mi)
- Albert-Bray Airport (32 mi)
- Wevelgem Airport (32 mi)
- Péronne-Saint-Quentin Airport (34 mi)
- Amiens-Glisy Airport (45 mi)
- Dunkerque les Moeres Airport (52 mi)
- Brussels Airport (72 mi)
- Charles de Gaulle International Airport (96 mi)
- Liège Airport (106 mi)
- Paris-Orly Airport (118 mi)
- Eindhoven Airport (125 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 15 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 15 mi)
- Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (Unesco heritage, 22 mi)
- Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (Unesco heritage, 22 mi)
- Major Mining Sites of Wallonia (Unesco heritage, 34 mi)
- Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) (Unesco heritage, 40 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut) (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Historic Centre of Brugge (Unesco heritage, 59 mi)
- La Grand-Place, Brussels (Unesco heritage, 65 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 50.367 and 3.067 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 50° 22' 0" and E 3° 4' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 08:15 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:39 am and 10:02 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to France.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2022-06-27 08:16:53
Douai in North (Hauts-de-France) with it's 46,531 inhabitants is located in France about 109 mi (or 176 km) north of Paris, the country's capital.
Local time in Douai is now 08:15 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Paris with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 13 airports in the wider vicinity of Douai, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in France is Lille-Lesquin Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in France is Fortifications of Vauban in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lens, Cambrai, Lille, Arras and Tournai. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 71 °F
|Morning Temperature||12°C / 53 °F|
|Evening Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||17°C / 63 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1020 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 10% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 29th of June 2022
26°C (78 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Thursday, 30th of June 2022
15°C (58 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 1st of July 2022
22°C (71 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Novotel Lens Noyelles
Le Manoir de Fourcy Logis
La Terrasse Chateaux & Hotels Collection
Campanile Henin Beaumont
Le Gayant INTER-HOTEL
ibis Douai Centre
CAMPANILE LILLE SUD - Douai Cuincy
Kyriad Douai Dechy
Ace Hôtel Noyelles Godault
Videos from this area
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Cortège des fêtes de Gayant - Douai édition 2013
Les différents tableaux du cortège des fêtes de Gayant lors de l'édition 2013 le dimanche 7 juillet à Douai dans le Nord (sous un magnifique soleil). Cette fête est classée au patrimoine...
GALA Mines Douai 2014
Samedi 25 janvier 2014, Gala MINES Douai. Infos : www.galaminesdouai.fr Venez participer à une soirée exceptionnelle jusqu'à 04h30 du matin ! Avec de nombreux artistes dont Robin Schulz...
rigodon de la famille Gayant - Douai - fêtes de Gayant 2013
La première danse de la famille Gayant lors des fêtes de Gayant à Douai dans le Nord (59) le dimanche 7 juillet 2013. Cette fête est classée au patrimoine mondial immatériel de l'UNESCO....
BEFFROI DE DOUAI et ses origines
Visite de l'un des plus beau beffroi d'europe celui de douai: La construction du Beffroi débuta vers 1380. A l'origine la fonction du Beffroi de Douai était d'abriter les cloches. L'érectio...
Dieudonné chante shoahnanas à Douai - Foxtrot
Dieudonné chante shoahnanas à Douai lors de son spectacle "Foxtrot".
Carillon de Douai
2 Pièces interprétées par Basile GAULIER au carillon de l'hôtel de ville de Douai: 62 cloches, 18000 Kg, XIVème siècle. La Marche Turque, de W. A. Mozart Canaries, de F. Couperin.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
École des Mines de Douai
The École des Mines de Douai also called "École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Douai (Mines Douai)" (ENSMD) is a French National Graduate School of Engineering located in the city of Douai, close to Lille, North of France. Founded in 1878, the institute was originally a vocational school providing for the training needs of skilled workers "Maîtres-mineurs" for the coal mining industry. In the 1960s, it awarded its first engineering degree.
University of Douai
The University of Douai is a former university in Douai, France. With a Middle Ages heritage of scholar activities in Douai, the university was established in 1559 and lectures started in 1562. It closed from 1795 to 1808. In 1887, it was transferred as University of Lille 27 km away from Douai. From mid-16th century onwards, the university of Douai had European-wide influence as a prominent center of neo-Latin literature, contributing also to the dissemination of printed knowledge.
Irish College, Douai
The Irish College was a seminary at Douai, France, for Irish Roman Catholics in exile on the continent to study for the priesthood, modelled on the English College there. It was originally founded in 1603 by Christopher Cusack, with the support of Philip III of Spain, as a Spanish foundation and endowed with 5,000 florins a year by the King of Spain. The course of studies lasted six years and the students attended lectures at the university of Douai.
Arbel Fauvet Rail
Arbel Fauvet Rail (AFR) is a railway rolling stock manufacturer based in Douai, France. In 2010 the company was acquired by Titagarah Wagons and renamed AFR Titagarh.
Hôpital-Général de Douai
The Hôpital-Général de Douai was set up in 1752 in the French city of Douai.
Gare de Douai
Gare de Douai is a railway station serving the town of Douai, Nord, France. It is situated on the Paris–Lille railway. It is served by TGV long distance trains to Paris, Lille and Valenciennes, and by regional TER Nord-Pas-de-Calais trains.
Douai Renault Factory
The Douai Renault factory is a car plant belonging to the Renault Group, opened in 1970 at Douai in the industrial basin of the Pas-de-Calais department, not far from Lille (Rijsel). Construction of the plant received a go-ahead in 1968, with a formal announcement of the project coming a year later. Douai was chosen because it was well located at the heart of the industrial centre of gravity of the EEC with excellent road links to major industry and population centres.
Musée de la Chartreuse de Douai
The Musée de la Chartreuse is an art museum in a former Carthusian monastery in Douai. It is the 'musée des Beaux-Arts' for the city.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Douai.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
دواي, Дуе, Douai, دوئه, XDN, ドゥエー, 두에, Duacum, Dowaai, Doï, Дуэ, 杜埃