Crépy, Aisne

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Crépy
Coat of arms of Crépy
Coat of arms
Crépy is located in France
Crépy
Crépy
Coordinates: 49°36′18″N 3°30′53″E / 49.605°N 3.5147°E / 49.605; 3.5147Coordinates: 49°36′18″N 3°30′53″E / 49.605°N 3.5147°E / 49.605; 3.5147
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Laon-Nord
Intercommunality Pays de Valois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Vivenot
Area1 27.7 km2 (10.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,860
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02238 / 02870
Elevation 63–183 m (207–600 ft)
(avg. 79 m or 259 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.

Crépy, formerly known as Crépy-en-Laonnais, is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

History[edit]

The treaty of Crépy, during the Italian War of 1542–1546 was signed there between Francis I of France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V on 18 September 1544.[a]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,567 —    
1968 1,534 −2.1%
1975 1,441 −6.1%
1982 1,543 +7.1%
1990 1,574 +2.0%
1999 1,710 +8.6%
2008 1,860 +8.8%

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

This area is characterized by equable climates with few extremes of temperature and ample precipitation in all months. It is located poleward of the Mediterranean climate region on the western sides of the continents, between 35° and 60° N and S latitude. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb". (Marine West Coast Climate).[1]

Climate data for Crépy, Aisne
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4
(39)
6
(42)
10
(50)
14
(57)
18
(64)
21
(69)
22
(71)
21
(69)
19
(66)
14
(57)
8
(46)
6
(42)
13.6
(56)
Average low °C (°F) 0
(32)
0
(32)
1
(33)
4
(39)
7
(44)
10
(50)
12
(53)
11
(51)
9
(48)
6
(42)
3
(37)
1
(33)
5.3
(41.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 46
(1.8)
46
(1.8)
43
(1.7)
41
(1.6)
46
(1.8)
53
(2.1)
58
(2.3)
50
(2)
50
(2)
48
(1.9)
50
(2)
58
(2.3)
589
(23.3)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ At the time of the treaty Crépy was spelt Crespy so the treaty is also known as the Treaty of Crespy ("Crespy, Treaty of." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. 2013. Encyclopedia.com. (July 22, 2014). Cited in encyclopedia.com
  1. ^ [Climate Summary for Crépy, France]
  2. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on May 8, 2013.

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