Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Laurence Spicher-Bernier|
|• Land1||6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||91589 / 91600|
|Elevation||33–99 m (108–325 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.
During the 2005 civil unrest in France, Savigny was the first city to implement a curfew. It is home to the Jean-Baptiste Corot High School, a twelfth-century château converted into a school and the former property of Marshal Davout.
Inhabitants of Savigny-sur-Orge are known as Saviniens.
The city hosts a baseball team called The Lions of Savigny-sur-Orge which plays at a national level.
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