Sauveterre, Tarn

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Coat of arms of Sauveterre
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Sauveterre is located in France
Coordinates: 43°28′31″N 2°33′12″E / 43.4753°N 2.5533°E / 43.4753; 2.5533Coordinates: 43°28′31″N 2°33′12″E / 43.4753°N 2.5533°E / 43.4753; 2.5533
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Saint-Amans-Soult
Intercommunality Haute Vallée du Thoré
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Cabrol
Area1 12.39 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 172
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81278 /81240
Elevation 279–986 m (915–3,235 ft)
(avg. 301 m or 988 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.

Sauveterre (Occitan: Sauvatèrra, meaning safe land) is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.


The Thoré forms the commune's northern border.

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