Arrondissement of Laon

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Arrondissement of Laon
Arrondissement of France
Laon in Aisne
Laon in Aisne
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Communes 244
Prefecture Laon
INSEE code 022
Area
 • Total 2,461.3 km2 (950.3 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 165,489
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)

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.

History[change | change source]

When the Aisne department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Laon was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

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).

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[2] 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))

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Laon has 244 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[3]

  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[4]
(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 pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique de l'Aisne". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  2. "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. 
  3. "Arrondissement de Laon (022)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  4. "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