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The International Paper factory, in Saillat-sur-Vienne
The International Paper factory, in Saillat-sur-Vienne
Saillat-sur-Vienne is located in France
Coordinates: 45°52′22″N 0°49′01″E / 45.8728°N 0.8169°E / 45.8728; 0.8169Coordinates: 45°52′22″N 0°49′01″E / 45.8728°N 0.8169°E / 45.8728; 0.8169
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Haute-Vienne
Arrondissement Rochechouart
Canton Saint-Junien
Intercommunality Vienne Glane
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Charles
Area1 6.29 km2 (2.43 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 842
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 87131 /87720
Elevation 153–254 m (502–833 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.

Saillat-sur-Vienne (French pronunciation: ​[sajasyʁvjɛn]; Occitan: Salhac, pronounced [saˈʎak, saˈjak], locally: [ʃɔˈjak]) is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in west-central France. Because of how the town's name is pronounced in its native tongue: [ʃɔˈjak], Saillat was formerly known as Chaillac.[1]

Inhabitants are known as Saillatais.

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  1. ^ Gustave Vapereau (1819-1906), Atlas géographique, statistique et historique des départements de la France, 1867, p. 182 [1]