Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
|Intercommunality||CA Grand Paris Sud Seine-Essonne-Sénart|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Marie-Line PICHERY|
|11.97 km2 (4.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||58–91 m (190–299 ft) |
(avg. 77 m or 253 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Savigny-le-Temple is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne Department of France in the Île-de-France in north-central France. It is located in the south-eastern suburbs of Paris, 33.2 km (20.6 mi) from the center of Paris. It is the largest commune in the "new town" of Sénart, created in the 1970s.
During the French Revolution, Savigny-le-Temple (meaning "Savigny the temple") was temporarily renamed Savigny-sur-Balory (meaning "Savigny upon Balory", after the small Balory river). It was also temporarily renamed Savigny-le-Port (meaning "Savigny the port"). These changes were probably motivated by the religious connotation of the word "temple".
Inhabitants of Savigny-le-Temple are called Savigniens.
- Claude Makelele, football player (Real Madrid, Chelsea, PSG), grew up in Savigny-le-Temple.
- Olivier Bernard, football player (Newcastle United, Southampton, Glasgow Rangers), grew up in Savigny-le-Temple.
- Clément Chantôme, football player (PSG), grew up in Savigny-le-Temple.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Savigny-le-Temple.|
- Official site ‹See Tfd›(in French)
- 1999 Land Use, from IAURIF (Institute for Urban Planning and Development of the Paris-Île-de-France région) ‹See Tfd›(in English)
- French Ministry of Culture list for Savigny-le-Temple ‹See Tfd›(in French)
- Map of Savigny-le-Temple on Michelin ‹See Tfd›(in English)
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