Laon

commune in Aisne, France

Laon is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Aisne department in the Picardy region.

Laon
The historical town center.
The historical town center.
Coat of arms of Laon
Coat of arms
Location of Laon
Laon is located in France
Laon
Laon
Laon is located in Hauts-de-France
Laon
Laon
Coordinates: 49°33′50″N 3°37′28″E / 49.5639°N 3.6244°E / 49.5639; 3.6244Coordinates: 49°33′50″N 3°37′28″E / 49.5639°N 3.6244°E / 49.5639; 3.6244
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementLaon
IntercommunalityLaon
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Antoine Lefèvre
Area
1
42.00 km2 (16.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
25,317
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02408 /02000
Elevation63–183 m (207–600 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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