Hirson

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Hirson
Hirson.jpg
Coat of arms of Hirson
Coat of arms
Hirson is located in France
Hirson
Hirson
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Hirson is located in Hauts-de-France
Hirson
Hirson
Coordinates: 49°55′18″N 4°05′02″E / 49.9217°N 4.0839°E / 49.9217; 4.0839Coordinates: 49°55′18″N 4°05′02″E / 49.9217°N 4.0839°E / 49.9217; 4.0839
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementVervins
CantonHirson
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Jacques Thomas
Area
1
33.77 km2 (13.04 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
9,393
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02381 /02500
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.

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