Savigny-en-Septaine

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Savigny-en-Septaine
Coat of arms of Savigny-en-Septaine
Coat of arms
Savigny-en-Septaine is located in France
Savigny-en-Septaine
Savigny-en-Septaine
Coordinates: 47°02′42″N 2°33′41″E / 47.045°N 2.5614°E / 47.045; 2.5614Coordinates: 47°02′42″N 2°33′41″E / 47.045°N 2.5614°E / 47.045; 2.5614
Country France
Region Centre
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Baugy
Intercommunality La Septaine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Marcel
Area
 • Land1 22.58 km2 (8.72 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 672
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 18247 / 18390
Elevation 137–172 m (449–564 ft)
(avg. 148 m or 486 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.

Savigny-en-Septaine is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a village and a couple of hamlets situated about 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D976 with the D46 and the D66 roads. The village lies on the left bank of the river Airain, which flows north through the middle of the commune, then flows into the Yèvre, which forms part of the commune's northern boundary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 394 —    
1968 449 +14.0%
1975 499 +11.1%
1982 546 +9.4%
1990 570 +4.4%
1999 622 +9.1%
2008 672 +8.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Etienne, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • A watermill.

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