Chauny

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Chauny
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Chauny
Coat of arms
Chauny is located in France
Chauny
Chauny
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Chauny is located in Hauts-de-France
Chauny
Chauny
Coordinates: 49°36′59″N 3°13′12″E / 49.6164°N 3.22°E / 49.6164; 3.22Coordinates: 49°36′59″N 3°13′12″E / 49.6164°N 3.22°E / 49.6164; 3.22
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Chauny
Intercommunality Chauny-Tergnier
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Lalonde (PR)
Area1 13.28 km2 (5.13 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 12,146
 • Density 910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02173 /02300
Elevation 42–96 m (138–315 ft)
(avg. 69 m or 226 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.

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