Cairon

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Cairon
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Cairon
Coat of arms
Cairon is located in France
Cairon
Cairon
Coordinates: 49°14′28″N 0°26′56″W / 49.2411°N 0.4489°W / 49.2411; -0.4489Coordinates: 49°14′28″N 0°26′56″W / 49.2411°N 0.4489°W / 49.2411; -0.4489
Country France
Region Lower Normandy
Department Calvados
Arrondissement Caen
Canton Creully
Intercommunality Thue et Mue
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Yver
Area
 • Land1 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,571
 • Population2 density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 14123 / 14610
Elevation 28–72 m (92–236 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

Cairon is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 409 —    
1968 480 +17.4%
1975 664 +38.3%
1982 809 +21.8%
1990 1,098 +35.7%
1999 1,585 +44.4%
2008 1,571 −0.9%

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