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Coat of arms of Hirson
Coat of arms
Hirson is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Vervins
Canton Hirson
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Jacques Thomas
Area1 33.77 km2 (13.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 9,393
 • Density 278.15/km2 (720.40/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.