Sauve

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Sauve
A general view of Sauve
A general view of Sauve
Coat of arms of Sauve
Coat of arms
Location of Sauve
Sauve is located in France
Sauve
Sauve
Sauve is located in Occitanie
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
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementLe Vigan
CantonQuissac
IntercommunalityCoutach Vidourle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Marion
Area
1
31.56 km2 (12.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,957
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
30311 /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.

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 early-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.

Roger Katan, French-American architect, planner, sculptor, and activist, resides in the village.

International relations[edit]

Sauve is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11.

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