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Sauvessanges is located in France
Coordinates: 45°23′35″N 3°52′23″E / 45.393°N 3.873°E / 45.393; 3.873Coordinates: 45°23′35″N 3°52′23″E / 45.393°N 3.873°E / 45.393; 3.873
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Ambert
Canton Viverols
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Ance
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Émile Gayard
Area1 33.19 km2 (12.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 548
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 63412 /63840
Elevation 776–1,142 m (2,546–3,747 ft)
(avg. 980 m or 3,220 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.

Sauvessanges is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France. It is around 40 km west of Saint-Étienne.

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