Savigny-sur-Orge

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Savigny-sur-Orge
The town hall in Savigny-sur-Orge
The town hall in Savigny-sur-Orge
Coat of arms of Savigny-sur-Orge
Coat of arms
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Location of Savigny-sur-Orge
Savigny-sur-Orge is located in France
Savigny-sur-Orge
Savigny-sur-Orge
Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Savigny-sur-Orge is located in Île-de-France (region)
Savigny-sur-Orge
Savigny-sur-Orge
Savigny-sur-Orge (Île-de-France (region))
Coordinates: 48°40′47″N 2°20′45″E / 48.6797°N 2.3457°E / 48.6797; 2.3457Coordinates: 48°40′47″N 2°20′45″E / 48.6797°N 2.3457°E / 48.6797; 2.3457
CountryFrance
RegionÎle-de-France
DepartmentEssonne
ArrondissementPalaiseau
CantonSavigny-sur-Orge
IntercommunalityGrand Paris
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Eric Mehlhorn
Area
1
6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population
(2016)2
36,307
 • Density5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
91589 /91600
Elevation33–99 m (108–325 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-sur-Orge is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 19.1 km (11.9 mi) from the center of Paris in the département of Essonne.

During the 2005 civil unrest in France, Savigny was the first city to implement a curfew. It is home to the Jean-Baptiste Corot High School, a twelfth-century château converted into a school and the former property of Marshal Davout.

Inhabitants of Savigny-sur-Orge are known as Saviniens. Writer Patrick Erouart-Siad (born 1955 in Savigny) won the 1993 Prix Ève Delacroix of the Académie française.

Sport[edit]

The city hosts a baseball team called The Lions of Savigny-sur-Orge which plays at a national level.

Transport[edit]

Savigny-sur-Orge is served by Savigny-sur-Orge station on Paris RER line C.

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