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Saint-Quentin
Stadhuis Saint Quentin
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saint-Quentin
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Saint-Quentin
Canton Saint-Quentin-1, 2 and 3
Intercommunality Saint-Quentin
Area
1
22.56 km2 (8.71 sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02691 /02100
Elevation 68–125 m (223–410 ft)
(avg. 74 m or 243 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Quentin is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. It has been identified as the Augusta Veromanduorum of antiquity. It is named after Saint Quentin, who is said to have been martyred there in the 3rd century.

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