Saran, Loiret


The town hall in Saran

Coordinates: 47°57′05″N 1°52′29″E / 47.9514°N 1.8747°E / 47.9514; 1.8747Coordinates: 47°57′05″N 1°52′29″E / 47.9514°N 1.8747°E / 47.9514; 1.8747
Country France
Region Centre-Val de Loire
Department Loiret
Arrondissement Orléans
Canton Ingré
Intercommunality Agglomération Orléans Val de Loire, SIVU des Ifs
  Mayor (20082014) Michel Guérin
Area1 19.65 km2 (7.59 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 15,298
  Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 45302 / 45770
Elevation 108–137 m (354–449 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.

Saran is a commune in the Loiret department in north-central France.

Saran has, considering its size, many sports facilities including two stadiums, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, one swimming pool and four gymnasiums. This is due to the policy of the communist mayor of Saran, Michel Guérin, that gives primary importance to culture and sport.

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