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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
Kintra Fraunce
Region Hauts-de-France
Depairtment Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Intercommunality Laon
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Antoine Lefèvre
Area1 42.00 km2 (16.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 26,175
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02408 /02000
Elevation 63–183 m (207–600 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 ft)
Website www.laon.fr

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and 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.