Longpont

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For the commune in the Essonne department, see Longpont-sur-Orge.
Longpont
Ruins of the abbey
Ruins of the abbey
Coat of arms of Longpont
Coat of arms
Longpont is located in France
Longpont
Longpont
Coordinates: 49°16′25″N 3°13′17″E / 49.2736°N 3.2214°E / 49.2736; 3.2214Coordinates: 49°16′25″N 3°13′17″E / 49.2736°N 3.2214°E / 49.2736; 3.2214
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Soissons
Canton Villers-Cotterêts
Intercommunality Villers-Cotterêts–Forêt de Retz
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Necaille
Area1 10.94 km2 (4.22 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 292
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02438 / 02600
Elevation 77–152 m (253–499 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.

Longpont is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France. It is around 13 km southwest of Soissons, and around 75 km northeast of Paris. As at 2012 it has a population of 292.

On 8 January 2015 the town was locked down in the search for the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo shooting.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 328 —    
1968 311 −5.2%
1975 272 −12.5%
1982 306 +12.5%
1990 298 −2.6%
1999 294 −1.3%
2008 287 −2.4%
2012 292 +1.7%

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