Laon

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Laon
View frae the lawer ceety, wi the cathedral in the backgrund
View frae the lawer ceety, wi the cathedral in the backgrund
Coat o airms o Laon
Coat o airms
Laon is locatit in Fraunce
Laon
Laon
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Laon is locatit in Hauts-de-France
Laon
Laon
Coordinates: 49°33′50″N 3°37′28″E / 49.5639°N 3.6244°E / 49.5639; 3.6244Coordinates: 49°33′50″N 3°37′28″E / 49.5639°N 3.6244°E / 49.5639; 3.6244
KintraFraunce
RegionHauts-de-France
DepairtmentAisne
ArrondissementLaon
IntercommunalityLaon
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Antoine Lefèvre
Aurie
1
42.00 km2 (16.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
26,175
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02408 /02000
Elevation63–183 m (207–600 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 ft)
Wabsteidwww.laon.fr
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Laon (French pronunciation: ​[lɑ̃]) is the caipital ceety o the Aisne depairtment in Picardy in northren Fraunce.