The Intercommunal association IEG
is composed of the towns of Mouscron and Comines-Warneton,
belonging to the district of Mouscron, as well as the commune of Estaimpuis
in the district of Tournai. The advantageous geographical
situation defining its territory can be seen as a strong asset.
By the way, this area is considered as a genuine pole of
crossborder devlopment ti be found at the crossing of the latine
and german cultures and within a euroregion in full expansion
that is inclined to assemble Western Flanders, Wallonie Picarde
and the French Eurometropolis of Lille.
The IEG area viewed with some figures :
- In hectares : 13.293
- Total inhabitants on 01.01.07: 80.499