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Saint-Satur

Summary
Saint-Satur (sɛ̃ satyʁ) is a commune in the Cher department in central France. It is a medieval town near the river Loire in the former province of Berry. History Located in the area of Gaul settled by the powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, or the "Kings of the World", and after their defeat at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania. Some evidence points to the existence of an early Roman river town of Gordona (Castle-Gordon), now Saint-Thibault and Saint-Satur; located on the Roman road (Gordaine) from Bourges to the Roman bridge over the Loire in Saint-Thibault. An Augustinian abbey was founded in Saint-Satur in 1034. During the Hundred Years' War, the Augustine Abbey was destroyed. Area transportation was improved by the construction of a suspension bridge at Saint-Thibault (1834), the Canal latéral à la Loire (1838) and later, the Bourges - Sancerre - Cosne-sur-Loire railroad line (1885). During World War II, Saint-Satur, with Sancerre, was a regional command
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