Villers-Cotterêts

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Villers-Cotterêts
Main square with statue of Alexandre Dumas
Main square with statue of Alexandre Dumas
Coat of arms of Villers-Cotterêts
Coat of arms
Villers-Cotterêts is located in France
Villers-Cotterêts
Villers-Cotterêts
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Villers-Cotterêts is located in Hauts-de-France
Villers-Cotterêts
Villers-Cotterêts
Coordinates: 49°09′13″N 3°03′09″E / 49.1536°N 3.0526°E / 49.1536; 3.0526Coordinates: 49°09′13″N 3°03′09″E / 49.1536°N 3.0526°E / 49.1536; 3.0526
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Area1 41.71 km2 (16.10 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 10,669
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02810 /02600
Elevation 65–226 m (213–741 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 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.

Villers-Cotterêts is a commune in the Picardy region in the Aisne department in the north of France.