|Coat of arms of the Aisne department|
|President of the General Council:||Yves Daudigny|
|Land area¹:||7369 km²|
|¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km². The term administration, as used in the context of Government, differs according to Jurisdiction. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division France is divided into 26 regions or régions (in French of which 21 are in continental Metropolitan France, one is the island of Corsica, Picardie ( English: Picardy is one of the 26 regions of France. A prefecture ( préfecture) in France can refer to: the Chef-lieu de département, the town in which the administration of a ''département'' Laon (lɑ̃ is a city and commune in Picardie in northern France, préfecture (capital} of the Aisne department Subprefectures (sous-préfectures are the administrative towns of arrondissements in France that do not contain the prefecture for its department. Château-Thierry is a commune in northern France about 56 miles east-northeast of Paris. For other places with the same name see Saint-Quentin. Saint-Quentin is a commune in the Aisne départment Soissons is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardie in northern France, located on the Aisne River, about 100 Vervins is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardie in northern France. The 100 French departments are divided into 342 arrondissements, which may be translated into English as districts. The 5 arrondissements of the Aisne department are Arrondissement of Château-Thierry, ( subprefecture: Château-Thierry The cantons of France are territorial subdivisions of the French Republic's 341 arrondissements and 100 departments. The following is a list of the 42 cantons of the Aisne department, in France, sorted by arrondissement: Arrondissement The commune is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. The following is a list of the 816 communes of the Aisne département in France. In France, the President of the General Council (French Président du conseil général) is the locally-elected head of the General Council, the assembly The Socialist Party ( Parti Socialiste, PS is the largest left-wing political party in France. As of January 1, 2008, 64473140 people live in the French Republic. To help compare Orders of magnitude of different geographical regions we list here areas between 1000 km2 and 10000 km2 An estuary is a semi-enclosed Coastal body of Water with one or more Rivers or Streams flowing into it and with a free connection to the open|
Aisne (IPA: [ɛn]) is a department in the northern part of France named after the Aisne River. In the context of the political and geographic organization of France and many of its former colonies a department (département depaʁtǝmɑ̃ is an Administrative division This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. The Aisne is a River in northeastern France, left Tributary of the river Oise.
Aisne is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790. The French Revolution (1789–1799 was a period of political and social upheaval in the History of France, during which the French governmental structure previously an Events 51 - Nero, later to become Roman Emperor, is given the title Princeps iuventutis (head of the youth Year 1790 ( MDCCXC) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year It was created from parts of the former provinces of Île-de-France, Picardie, and Champagne. Île-de-France is one of the ancient Provinces of France, and the one that has been the centre of power during most of French history. Picardie ( English: Picardy is one of the 26 regions of France. Champagne is a historic province in the northeast of France, best known for the production of the sparkling white wine that bears the region's name
Most of the old-growth forests in the area were destroyed during battles in World War I. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All The French offensive against the Chemin des Dames in spring 1917 is sometimes referred to as the Second Battle of the Aisne. In France the Chemin des Dames, literally the "Ladies' Way" is part of the D18 and runs east and west in the département of Aisne, between in the west the This article is about the 1917 battle For other battles of the Aisne see
Aisne borders the Ardennes Forest and Belgium to the northeast. For the political subdivision of France see Ardennes (department. The Kingdom of Belgium is a Country in northwest Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters as well as those The Aisne River crosses the area from east to west, where it joins the Oise River. The Oise River is a right Tributary of the Seine River Its length is 302 km in Belgium and France. The landscape is dominated by masses of rock which often have steep flanks. These rocks appear all over the region, but the most impressive examples are at Laon and the Chemin des Dames ridge. Laon (lɑ̃ is a city and commune in Picardie in northern France, préfecture (capital} of the Aisne department In France the Chemin des Dames, literally the "Ladies' Way" is part of the D18 and runs east and west in the département of Aisne, between in the west the
The principal cities in Aisne are :
See also: List of the communes of the Aisne department. The following is a list of the 816 communes of the Aisne département in France.
There is an average of 500 to 750 mm precipitation annually.
Agriculture dominates the economy, especially cereal crops. Beet sugar is one of the most important industrial crops of the area. Sugar beet ( Beta vulgaris L a member of the Chenopodiaceae family is a plant whose root contains a high concentration of Sucrose. Silk, cotton, and wool weaving flourish in Saint-Quentin and other towns. Saint-Gobain is known for its production of mirrors, which started in the 17th century. Saint-Gobain SA ( is a French Multinational corporation, founded in 1665 in Paris and headquartered on the outskirts of Paris at La Guise is the agricultural centre of the northern area of Aisne. Guise is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardie in northern France.
During World War I a number of significant architectural monuments were destroyed. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All Of the buildings that survived, the medieval churches in Laon, Braine, and Urcel are the most significant. Braine may refer to the following places Braine Aisne, a commune in the department of Aisne, France Braine-l'Alleud, a municipality Urcel is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardie in northern France. The ruined castle of La Ferté-Milon escaped further damage during the war. La Ferté-Milon is a commune in the department of Aisne in Picardie in northern France In La Ferté-Milon stand the ruins of an unfinished