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Flag of Aisne
Flag
Coat of arms of Aisne
Coat of arms
Location of Aisne in France
Location of Aisne in France
CountryFrance
RegionPicardy
PrefectureLaon
SubprefecturesChâteau-Thierry
Saint-Quentin
Soissons
Vervins
Government
 • President of the General CouncilYves Daudigny (PS)
Area
 • Total7,369 km2 (2,845 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total540,508
 • Rank49th
 • Density73.349/km2 (189.973/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department number02
Arrondissements5
Cantons42
Communes816
^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Aisne (French pronunciation: [ɛːn]) is a department in France. Its prefecture is Laon.




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