Sauve

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Sauve
Sauve.jpg
Coat of arms of Sauve
Coat of arms
Sauve is located in France
Sauve
Sauve
Coordinates: 43°56′36″N 3°56′57″E / 43.9433°N 3.9492°E / 43.9433; 3.9492Coordinates: 43°56′36″N 3°56′57″E / 43.9433°N 3.9492°E / 43.9433; 3.9492
CountryFrance
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementLe Vigan
CantonSauve
IntercommunalityCoutach Vidourle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014)Bernard Marion
Area
 • Land131.56 km2 (12.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population21,879
 • Population2 density60/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code30311 / 30610
Elevation75–470 m (246–1,542 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.
 
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Sauve
Sauve.jpg
Coat of arms of Sauve
Coat of arms
Sauve is located in France
Sauve
Sauve
Coordinates: 43°56′36″N 3°56′57″E / 43.9433°N 3.9492°E / 43.9433; 3.9492Coordinates: 43°56′36″N 3°56′57″E / 43.9433°N 3.9492°E / 43.9433; 3.9492
CountryFrance
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementLe Vigan
CantonSauve
IntercommunalityCoutach Vidourle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014)Bernard Marion
Area
 • Land131.56 km2 (12.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population21,879
 • Population2 density60/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code30311 / 30610
Elevation75–470 m (246–1,542 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.

Sauve is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.  ±%  
19621,268—    
19681,328+4.7%
19751,277−3.8%
19821,417+11.0%
19901,606+13.3%
19991,690+5.2%
20081,879+11.2%

Personalities[edit]

In the mid-1990s American underground comic artist Robert Crumb traded six of his sketchbooks for a townhouse in Sauve. He presently lives there with his family.

The drummer of the Rolling Stones, Charlie Watts, also has an apartment in the town.

International relations[edit]

Sauve is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 

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