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Hôtel de ville
Hôtel de ville
Laxou is located in France
Coordinates: 48°41′11″N 6°09′10″E / 48.6864°N 6.1528°E / 48.6864; 6.1528Coordinates: 48°41′11″N 6°09′10″E / 48.6864°N 6.1528°E / 48.6864; 6.1528
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Meurthe-et-Moselle
Arrondissement Nancy
Canton Laxou
Intercommunality Communauté urbaine du Grand Nancy
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Garcia
Area1 15.94 km2 (6.15 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 14,843
 • Density 930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 54304 /54520
Elevation 213–371 m (699–1,217 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.

Laxou is a commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in north-eastern France.

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