Cairon

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Cairon
Cairon is located in France
Cairon
Cairon
Location within Normandy region
Cairon is located in Normandy
Cairon
Cairon
Coordinates: 49°14′28″N 0°26′56″W / 49.2411111111°N 0.448888888889°W / 49.2411111111; -0.448888888889Coordinates: 49°14′28″N 0°26′56″W / 49.2411111111°N 0.448888888889°W / 49.2411111111; -0.448888888889
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Creully
Intercommunality Thue et Mue
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Yver
Area1 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,585
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 14123 /14610
Elevation 28–72 m (92–236 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 ft)

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.

Cairon is a commune. It is found in the region Basse-Normandie in the Calvados department in the northwest of France.