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Saint-Savin, Vienne

Saint-Savin
Abbey Church of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe
Coat of arms of Saint-Savin
Coat of arms
Saint-Savin is located in France
Saint-Savin
Saint-Savin
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Poitou-Charentes
Department Vienne
Arrondissement Montmorillon
Canton Saint-Savin
Intercommunality Montmorillonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Brouard
Area1 18.8 km2 ( sq mi)
Population (2006)2 957
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INSEE/Postal code 86246 / 86310
Elevation 72–142 m (236–466 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Saint-Savin, also referred to as Saint-Savin sur Gartempe ((pronounced: )), is a commune in the Vienne department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France.

Contents

  • Abbey Church 1
  • Demographics 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Abbey Church

The Romanesque Abbey Church, begun in the mid 11th century, contains many beautiful 11th- and 12th-century murals which are still in a remarkable state of preservation. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983.

Demographics

Historical population of Saint-Savin, Vienne
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1283 1349 1323 1058 1089 1009 957

See also

References

  • INSEE


External links

  • Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

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