Sanvignes is a town of about 4 400 inhabitants located in the department of Saone-et-Loire in Burgundy.
It is for the agglomeration of the "Coalfield" (40 000) which includes 3 other cities: Blanzy Montceau-les-Mines, Saint-Vallier and is part of the Community of Le Creusot-Montceau. The town lies at the confluence of several locations.
Geologically similar Morvan, attached to the mining area Montceau-les-Mines, the town belongs to one of the landscape units of the Saone-et-Loire in the south-west of the county: Charolais, Charolais Brionnais in part located in Canton of Toulon-sur-Arroux. It is located in a depression between the mountains and the plateau of Uchon Antully of the North, the Mountains of Charolais and Brionnais south on the right bank of the Bourbince. The area is meshed by a network of hedgerows with hedgerow characteristics of scattered settlements. The meadows bounded by low hedges that do not screen and reliefs offer remarkable views. The joint bid under the undulating landscape of groves and pastures designed according to its rivers, Oudrache, and the Bourbince Arroux sinuent who before joining the vast bed of the Loire.
The urban part of the municipality is composed of an ancient village on a green hill. A promontory peak at 414 m is the main signal geomorphological sector, with Mont-Saint-Vincent, who faces him. A suburban housing has gradually built around the town and along routes of the town. Whatever the place, and even in the heart of the city, the countryside is very present.