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Coat of arms of Savigné-l'Évêque
Savigné-l'Évêque (France)
region Pays de la Loire
Department Sarthe
Arrondissement Mamers
Canton Savigné-l'Évêque (main town)
Community association Gesnois Biluria
Coordinates 48 ° 5 '  N , 0 ° 18'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 5 '  N , 0 ° 18'  E
height 53-126 m
surface 28.48 km 2
Residents 3,998 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 140 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 72460
INSEE code

Town hall of Savigné-l'Évêque

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Savigné-l'Évêque is a commune with 3998 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Sarthe in the region Pays de la Loire . Savigné-l'Évêque is part of the Arrondissement of Le Mans and the canton of Savigné-l'Évêque . The inhabitants call themselves "Savignéens".


Savigné-l'Évêque is about ten kilometers northeast of Le Mans . Here the Morte Parence and the Vive Parence flow together. Savigné-l'Évêque is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Courcebœufs in the north, Mayet in the northeast, Saint-Corneille in the east, Beaufay and Sillé-le-Philippe in the southeast, Yvré-l'Évêque in the south, Sargé-lès-le-Mans in the Southwest, Neuville-sur-Sarthe in the west and Joué-l'Abbé in the northwest.


The hamlet of Villa (rem) Saviniacum was on the Roman road from Le Mans to Évreux . In the fourth century, the bishop (French: l'Éveque ) of Le Mans, St. Julianus of Le Mans , proselytized the area here. For 1254 the designation Savigneio Episcopi and 1314 Savigni l'Evesque is proven.

Population development

1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2011
1.911 1.933 2,269 3,076 3,576 3,721 4,003 4.025



Saint Germain Church
  • Saint-Germain church, largely built in the 12th century
  • town hall
  • Circuit from Mesnil, horse racing track in the south and south-east of the municipality

Parish partnership

There is a partnership with the British community of Caistor in Lincolnshire (England).


Web links

Commons : Savigné-l'Évêque  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Insee - Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques | Insee. Retrieved September 17, 2019 .