Arrondissement of Laon

arrondissement of France

The arrondissement of Laon is an arrondissement of France, in the Aisne department, Hauts-de-France region. Its capital, and the Prefecture of the department, is the city of Laon.

Laon
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
No. of communes240
PrefectureLaon
Area
2,175.3 km2 (839.9 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
155,351
INSEE code022

HistoryEdit

When the Aisne department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Laon was part of that original department.[2]

GeographyEdit

The arrondissement of Laon is the central arrondissement of the Aisne department. It is bordered to the northwest by the Saint-Quentin arrondissement, to the northeast by the Vervins arrondissement, to the east by the Ardennes department, to the southeast by the Marne department, to the south by the Soissons arrondissement, to the southwest by the Oise department and to the northwest by the Somme department.

The arrondissement of Laon is the largest arrondissement of the department both in area, 2,461.3 km2 (950.3 sq mi), and in population (165,489 inhabitants).

CompositionEdit

CantonsEdit

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[3] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons of the arrondissement of Laon are:

  1. Chauny (0203)
  2. Fère-en-Tardenois (0205) (partly)
  3. Guignicourt (0206)
  4. Laon-1 (0209)
  5. Laon-2 (0210)
  6. Marle (0211) (partly)
  7. Tergnier (0218)
  8. Vervins (0219) (partly)
  9. Vic-sur-Aisne (0220) (partly))

CommunesEdit

The arrondissement of Laon has 244 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[4]

  1. Abbécourt (02001)
  2. Achery (02002)
  3. Agnicourt-et-Séchelles (02004)
  4. Aguilcourt (02005)
  5. Aizelles (02007)
  6. Amifontaine (02013)
  7. Amigny-Rouy (02014)
  8. Andelain (02016)
  9. Anguilcourt-le-Sart (02017)
  10. Anizy-le-Château (02018)
  11. Arrancy (02024)
  12. Assis-sur-Serre (02027)
  13. Athies-sous-Laon (02028)
  14. Aubigny-en-Laonnois (02033)
  15. Aulnois-sous-Laon (02037)
  16. Autremencourt (02039)
  17. Autreville (02041)
  18. Barenton-Bugny (02046)
  19. Barenton-Cel (02047)
  20. Barenton-sur-Serre (02048)
  21. Barisis-aux-Bois (02049)
  22. Bassoles-Aulers (02052)
  23. Beaumont-en-Beine (02056)
  24. Beaurieux (02058)
  25. Beautor (02059)
  26. Berrieux (02072)
  27. Berry-au-Bac (02073)
  28. Bertaucourt-Epourdon (02074)
  29. Bertricourt (02076)
  30. Besmé (02078)
  31. Besny-et-Loizy (02080)
  32. Béthancourt-en-Vaux (02081)
  33. Bièvres (02088)
  34. Bichancourt (02086)
  35. Blérancourt (02093)
  36. Bois-lès-Pargny (02096)
  37. Boncourt (02097)
  38. Bosmont-sur-Serre (02101)
  39. Bouconville-Vauclair (02102)
  40. Bouffignereux (02104)
  41. Bourg-et-Comin (02106)
  42. Bourguignon-sous-Coucy (02107)
  43. Bourguignon-sous-Montbavin (02108)
  44. Brancourt-en-Laonnois (02111)
  45. Braye-en-Laonnois (02115)
  46. Brie (02122)
  47. Bruyères-et-Montbérault (02128)
  48. Bucy-lès-Cerny (02132)
  49. Bucy-lès-Pierrepont (02133)
  50. Caillouël-Crépigny (02139)
  51. Camelin (02140)
  52. Caumont (02145)
  53. Cerny-en-Laonnois (02150)
  54. Cerny-lès-Bucy (02151)
  55. Cessières (02153)
  56. Chaillevois (02155)
  57. Chalandry (02156)
  58. Chambry (02157)
  59. Chamouille (02158)
  60. Champs (02159)
  61. Charmes (02165)
  62. Châtillon-lès-Sons (02169)
  63. Chaudardes (02171)
  64. Chauny (02173)
  65. Chérêt (02177)
  66. Chermizy-Ailles (02178)
  67. Chéry-lès-Pouilly (02180)
  68. Chevregny (02183)
  69. Chivres-en-Laonnois (02189)
  70. Chivy-lès-Étouvelles (02191)
  71. Cilly (02194)
  72. Clacy-et-Thierret (02196)
  73. Colligis-Crandelain (02205)
  74. Commenchon (02207)
  75. Concevreux (02208)
  76. Condé-sur-Suippe (02211)
  77. Condren (02212)
  78. Corbeny (02215)
  79. Coucy-lès-Eppes (02218)
  80. Coucy-la-Ville (02219)
  81. Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique (02217)
  82. Courbes (02222)
  83. Courtrizy-et-Fussigny (02229)
  84. Couvron-et-Aumencourt (02231)
  85. Crécy-au-Mont (02236)
  86. Crécy-sur-Serre (02237)
  87. Crépy (02238)
  88. Craonne (02234)
  89. Craonnelle (02235)
  90. Cuirieux (02248)
  91. Cuiry-lès-Chaudardes (02250)
  92. Cuissy-et-Geny (02252)
  93. Danizy (02260)
  94. Dercy (02261)
  95. Deuillet (02262)
  96. Ébouleau (02274)
  97. Eppes (02282)
  98. Erlon (02283)
  99. Étouvelles (02294)
  100. Évergnicourt (02299)
  101. Faucoucourt (02301)
  102. La Fère (02304)
  103. Festieux (02309)
  104. Folembray (02318)
  105. Fourdrain (02329)
  106. Fresnes (02333)
  107. Fressancourt (02335)
  108. Frières-Faillouël (02336)
  109. Froidmont-Cohartille (02338)
  110. Gizy (02346)
  111. Goudelancourt-lès-Berrieux (02349)
  112. Goudelancourt-lès-Pierrepont (02350)
  113. Grandlup-et-Fay (02353)
  114. Guignicourt (02360)
  115. Guivry (02362)
  116. Guny (02363)
  117. Guyencourt (02364)
  118. Jumencourt (02395)
  119. Jumigny (02396)
  120. Juvincourt-et-Damary (02399)
  121. Landricourt (02406)
  122. Laniscourt (02407)
  123. Laon (02408)
  124. Lappion (02409)
  125. Laval-en-Laonnois (02413)
  126. Leuilly-sous-Coucy (02423)
  127. Lierval (02429)
  128. Liesse-Notre-Dame (02430)
  129. Liez (02431)
  130. Lizy (02434)
  131. Lor (02440)
  132. Mâchecourt (02448)
  133. Maizy (02453)
  134. La Malmaison (02454)
  135. Manicamp (02456)
  136. Marchais (02457)
  137. Marcy-sous-Marle (02460)
  138. Marest-Dampcourt (02461)
  139. Marle (02468)
  140. Martigny-Courpierre (02471)
  141. Mauregny-en-Haye (02472)
  142. Mayot (02473)
  143. Mennessis (02474)
  144. Menneville (02475)
  145. Merlieux-et-Fouquerolles (02478)
  146. Mesbrecourt-Richecourt (02480)
  147. Meurival (02482)
  148. Missy-lès-Pierrepont (02486)
  149. Molinchart (02489)
  150. Monceau-lès-Leups (02492)
  151. Monceau-le-Waast (02493)
  152. Mons-en-Laonnois (02497)
  153. Montaigu (02498)
  154. Montbavin (02499)
  155. Montchâlons (02501)
  156. Monthenault (02508)
  157. Montigny-le-Franc (02513)
  158. Montigny-sous-Marle (02516)
  159. Montigny-sur-Crécy (02517)
  160. Mortiers (02529)
  161. Moulins (02530)
  162. Moussy-Verneuil (02531)
  163. Muscourt (02534)
  164. Neufchâtel-sur-Aisne (02541)
  165. Neuflieux (02542)
  166. La Neuville-Bosmont (02545)
  167. La Neuville-en-Beine (02546)
  168. Neuville-sur-Ailette (02550)
  169. Nizy-le-Comte (02553)
  170. Nouvion-et-Catillon (02559)
  171. Nouvion-le-Comte (02560)
  172. Nouvion-le-Vineux (02561)
  173. Œuilly (02565)
  174. Ognes (02566)
  175. Orainville (02572)
  176. Orgeval (02573)
  177. Oulches-la-Vallée-Foulon (02578)
  178. Paissy (02582)
  179. Pancy-Courtecon (02583)
  180. Parfondru (02587)
  181. Pargnan (02588)
  182. Pargny-les-Bois (02591)
  183. Pierremande (02599)
  184. Pierrepont (02600)
  185. Pignicourt (02601)
  186. Pinon (02602)
  187. Ployart-et-Vaurseine (02609)
  188. Pont-Saint-Mard (02616)
  189. Pontavert (02613)
  190. Pouilly-sur-Serre (02617)
  191. Prémontré (02619)
  192. Presles-et-Thierny (02621)
  193. Prouvais (02626)
  194. Proviseux-et-Plesnoy (02627)
  195. Quierzy (02631)
  196. Quincy-Basse (02632)
  197. Remies (02638)
  198. Rogécourt (02651)
  199. Roucy (02656)
  200. Royaucourt-et-Chailvet (02661)
  201. Saint-Aubin (02671)
  202. Sainte-Croix (02675)
  203. Sainte-Preuve (02690)
  204. Saint-Erme-Outre-et-Ramecourt (02676)
  205. Saint-Gobain (02680)
  206. Saint-Nicolas-aux-Bois (02685)
  207. Saint-Paul-aux-Bois (02686)
  208. Saint-Pierremont (02689)
  209. Saint-Thomas (02696)
  210. Samoussy (02697)
  211. Selens (02704)
  212. La Selve (02705)
  213. Septvaux (02707)
  214. Servais (02716)
  215. Sinceny (02719)
  216. Sissonne (02720)
  217. Sons-et-Ronchères (02727)
  218. Suzy (02733)
  219. Tavaux-et-Pontséricourt (02737)
  220. Tergnier (02738)
  221. Thiernu (02742)
  222. Toulis-et-Attencourt (02745)
  223. Travecy (02746)
  224. Trosly-Loire (02750)
  225. Trucy (02751)
  226. Ugny-le-Gay (02754)
  227. Urcel (02755)
  228. Variscourt (02761)
  229. Vassogne (02764)
  230. Vaucelles-et-Beffecourt (02765)
  231. Vauxaillon (02768)
  232. Vendresse-Beaulne (02778)
  233. Verneuil-sous-Coucy (02786)
  234. Verneuil-sur-Serre (02787)
  235. Versigny (02788)
  236. Vesles-et-Caumont (02790)
  237. Veslud (02791)
  238. La Ville-aux-Bois-lès-Pontavert (02803)
  239. Villequier-Aumont (02807)
  240. Viry-Noureuil (02820)
  241. Vivaise (02821)
  242. Vorges (02824)
  243. Voyenne (02827)
  244. Wissignicourt (02834)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[5]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
02408 Laon 25,282 Laon-1, Laon-2 CA du Pays de Laon
02738 Tergnier 13,742 Tergnier CA Chauny Tergnier la Fère
02173 Chauny 11,897 Chauny CA Chauny Tergnier la Fère
02304 La Fère 2,847 Tergnier CA Chauny Tergnier la Fère
02059 Beautor 2,695 Tergnier CA Chauny Tergnier la Fère
02028 Athies-sous-Laon 2,607 Laon-2 CA du Pays de Laon
02468 Marle 2,306 Marle Pays de la Serre
02680 Saint-Gobain 2,248 Tergnier CA Chauny Tergnier la Fère
02360 Guignicourt 2,200 Guignicourt La Champagne Picarde
02720 Sissonne 2,073 Guignicourt La Champagne Picarde

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  2. "Historique de l'Aisne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  3. "Décret n° 2014-202 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département de l'Aisne" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  4. "Arrondissement de Laon (022)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 11 November 2017.

Coordinates: 49°34′N 3°37′E / 49.567°N 3.617°E / 49.567; 3.617