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Savignac-Lédrier is located in France
Coordinates: 45°21′53″N 1°13′17″E / 45.3647°N 1.2214°E / 45.3647; 1.2214Coordinates: 45°21′53″N 1°13′17″E / 45.3647°N 1.2214°E / 45.3647; 1.2214
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Nontron
Canton Isle-Loue-Auvézère
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marguerite Cubertafon
Area1 26.9 km2 (10.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 745
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 24526 /24270
Elevation 214–374 m (702–1,227 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 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.

Savignac-Lédrier is a commune in the Dordogne department of Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.


The commune is situated by the Auvézère river, and is surrounded by other communes including Saint-Cyr-les-Champagnes, Saint-Mesmin, Lanouaille and Payzac. The principal town (La Chapelle) and two villages (La Garanne and La Croix-Merle) are close to the town of Payzac. The town halls of Savignac-Lédrier and Payzac are only 700 m apart.


At the creation of the departments in 1790, the commune became a part of the Corrèze département. Three years later in 1793, it was attached to the Dordogne département.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 666 —    
1968 809 +21.5%
1975 681 −15.8%
1982 737 +8.2%
1990 738 +0.1%
1999 746 +1.1%
2008 745 −0.1%


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