Saignes, Cantal

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Saignes
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saignes
Coat of arms
Saignes is located in France
Saignes
Saignes
Coordinates: 45°20′08″N 2°28′48″E / 45.3356°N 2.48°E / 45.3356; 2.48Coordinates: 45°20′08″N 2°28′48″E / 45.3356°N 2.48°E / 45.3356; 2.48
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Mauriac
Canton Saignes
Intercommunality Sumène Artense
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé Goutille
Area1 6.81 km2 (2.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 894
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15169 / 15240
Elevation 442–780 m (1,450–2,559 ft)
(avg. 480 m or 1,570 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.

Saignes is a commune in the Cantal department in south-central France.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 642 —    
1968 702 +9.3%
1975 735 +4.7%
1982 957 +30.2%
1990 1,009 +5.4%
1999 1,006 −0.3%
2008 894 −11.1%

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