Savigny-sur-Orge

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Savigny-sur-Orge
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates: 48°40′47″N 2°20′45″E / 48.6797°N 2.3457°E / 48.6797; 2.3457Coordinates: 48°40′47″N 2°20′45″E / 48.6797°N 2.3457°E / 48.6797; 2.3457
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Savigny-sur-Orge
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Eric Mehlhorn
Area
 • Land1 6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 37,801
 • 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.

Savigny-sur-Orge is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 19.1 km (11.9 mi) from the center of Paris in the département of Essonne.

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.

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The city hosts a baseball team called The Lions of Savigny-sur-Orge which plays at a national level.

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Savigny-sur-Orge is served by Savigny-sur-Orge station on Paris RER line C.

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