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An aerial view of the church, the town hall and the main shops
An aerial view of the church, the town hall and the main shops
Coat of arms of Savigny-en-Sancerre
Coat of arms
Savigny-en-Sancerre is located in France
Coordinates: 47°26′31″N 2°48′36″E / 47.4419°N 2.81°E / 47.4419; 2.81Coordinates: 47°26′31″N 2°48′36″E / 47.4419°N 2.81°E / 47.4419; 2.81
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Cher
Arrondissement Bourges
Canton Sancerre
Intercommunality CC Pays Fort Sancerrois Val de Loire
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thérèse Ruelle
Area1 33.31 km2 (12.86 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,080
 • Density 32/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 18246 /18240
Elevation 176–298 m (577–978 ft)
(avg. 226 m or 741 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.

Savigny-en-Sancerre is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.


A farming area comprising a village and several hamlets situated about 31 miles (50 km) northeast of Bourges, at the junction of the D13 with the D54, D47 and the D152 roads. The commune is the source of many small rivers.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 872 —    
1968 895 +2.6%
1975 855 −4.5%
1982 891 +4.2%
1990 981 +10.1%
1999 1,023 +4.3%
2008 1,080 +5.6%


  • The church of St. Symphorien, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century chapel in the cemetery.

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