Laon

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Laon

Coat of arms of Laon
Laon is located in France
Laon
Administration
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Intercommunality Laon
Mayor Antoine Lefèvre
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 63–183 m (207–600 ft)
(avg. 83 m/272 ft)
Land area1 42.00 km2 (16.22 sq mi)
Population2 26,175  (2008)
 - Density 623 /km2 (1,610 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02408/ 02000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 49°33′50″N 3°37′28″E / 49.5639°N 3.6244°E / 49.5639; 3.6244

Laon is a commune. It is found in the Picardie region in the Aisne department in the north of France.

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