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La Sauvetat-du-Dropt (Municipality, Lot-et-Garonne, France)

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Flag of La Sauvetat-du-Dropt - Image by Olivier Touzeau, 16 February 2017

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Presentation of La Sauvetat-du-Dropt

The municipality of La Sauvetat-du-Dropt (549 inhabitants in 2014; 1,037 ha) ie located on the confluence of rivers Dropt (132 km) and Escourou (16 km).
On 1 June 1637, the royal troops defeated in La Sauvetat-du-Dropt the Croquants, farmers who had revolted in the context of a heavy tax pressure required to find the war against Spain.

Olivier Touzeau, 16 February 2017

Flag of La Sauvetat-du-Dropt

The flag of La Sauvetat-du-Dropt (photo) is white with the municipal coat of arms.
The arms of La Sauvetat-du-Dropt feature the Templars' Tower, the Roman bridge, and three golden leopards recalling Armand Nompart de Caumont, Duke of La Force and lord of the village, then called La Sauvetat de Caumont. Above the coat of arms is written the name of the village and in smaller font the name of the department between brackets: "(Lot-et-Garonne)".

Olivier Touzeau, 16 February 2017