Crépy, Aisne

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Crépy
The town hall of Crépy
The town hall of Crépy
Coat of arms of Crépy
Coat of arms
Location of Crépy
Crépy is located in France
Crépy
Crépy
Crépy is located in Hauts-de-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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementLaon
CantonLaon-1
IntercommunalityPays de Valois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Vivenot
Area
1
27.7 km2 (10.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,896
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02238 /02870
Elevation63–183 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.

Crépy, formerly known as Crépy-en-Laonnais, is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France 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
YearPop.±%
19621,567—    
19681,534−2.1%
19751,441−6.1%
19821,543+7.1%
19901,574+2.0%
19991,710+8.6%
20081,860+8.8%
20121,946+4.6%

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).[2]

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
(55)
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
(41)
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)
51
(2)
51
(2)
48
(1.9)
51
(2)
58
(2.3)
570
(22.6)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

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. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ [Climate Summary for Crépy, France]
  3. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on May 8, 2013.

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