Savennes, Creuse

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Savennes
Savennes is located in France
Savennes
Savennes
Coordinates: 46°06′23″N 1°53′20″E / 46.1064°N 1.8889°E / 46.1064; 1.8889Coordinates: 46°06′23″N 1°53′20″E / 46.1064°N 1.8889°E / 46.1064; 1.8889
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Guéret-1
Intercommunality Guéret Saint-Vaury
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Caniglia
Area1 6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 218
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23170 /23000
Elevation 497–664 m (1,631–2,178 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 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.

Savennes is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of streams, lakes, forestry and farming, comprising the village and two hamlets situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Guéret, at the junction of the D33 and the D52 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 125 —    
1968 151 +20.8%
1975 103 −31.8%
1982 176 +70.9%
1990 225 +27.8%
1999 212 −5.8%
2008 218 +2.8%

Sights[edit]

  • A twentieth-century chapel.
  • A restored public washhouse.

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