Saran, Loiret

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Saran
The town hall in Saran
The town hall in Saran
Location of Saran
Saran is located in France
Saran
Saran
Saran is located in Centre-Val de Loire
Saran
Saran
Coordinates: 47°57′05″N 1°52′29″E / 47.9514°N 1.8747°E / 47.9514; 1.8747Coordinates: 47°57′05″N 1°52′29″E / 47.9514°N 1.8747°E / 47.9514; 1.8747
CountryFrance
RegionCentre-Val de Loire
DepartmentLoiret
ArrondissementOrléans
CantonOrléans-3
IntercommunalityOrléans Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Guérin
Area
1
19.65 km2 (7.59 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
15,298
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Saranais
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
45302 /45770
Elevation108–137 m (354–449 ft)
Websitewww.ville-saran.fr
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.

Saran is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

Saran has, considering its size, many sports facilities including two stadiums, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, one swimming pool and four gymnasiums.[citation needed] This is due to the policy of the communist mayor of Saran, Michel Guérin, that gives primary importance to culture and sport.[citation needed]

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