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Town centre
Town centre
Coat of arms of Vervins
Coat of arms
Vervins is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Vervins is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 49°30′03″N 3°32′37″E / 49.5009°N 3.5436°E / 49.5009; 3.5436Coordinates: 49°30′03″N 3°32′37″E / 49.5009°N 3.5436°E / 49.5009; 3.5436
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Area1 10.35 km2 (4.00 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,561
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02789 /02140
Elevation 120–208 m (394–682 ft)
(avg. 147 m or 482 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.
Town Hall

Vervins is a commune in the Picardy region in the Aisne department in the north of France. On 2 May 1598, Henry IV of France and Phillip II of Spain signed a peace treaty, known as the Peace of Vervins.