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Coordinates: 48°40′28″N 02°21′12″E / 48.67444°N 2.35333°E / 48.67444; 2.35333

Commune of Savigny-sur-Orge

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Location (in red) within Paris inner and outer suburbs
Coordinates 48°40′28″N 02°21′12″E / 48.67444°N 2.35333°E / 48.67444; 2.35333
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Palaiseau
Canton Savigny-sur-Orge
(chief town)
Mayor Laurence Spicher-Bernier
Elevation 33–99 m (110–320 ft)
Land area1 6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population2 37,000  (2005 [1])
 - Density 5,308 /km2 (13,750 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 91589/ 91600
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: 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.



At the 1999 census, the population was 32,258. The estimate for 2005 was 37,400.

Inhabitants of Savigny-sur-Orge are known as Saviniens.


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


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

See also


  1. ^ 2005 estimate, 36,258 at the 1999 census

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