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Sangatte (Municipality, Pas-de-Calais, France)

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[Flag of Sangatte]by Arnaud Leroy

Source: Pascal Vagnat & Mairie de Sangatte

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Presentation of the city

Sangatte is a small sea-resort of c. 3,500 inhabitants, located on the Pas-de-Calais. The city is located close to the French opening of the Channel tunnel.
A camp for illegal immigrants was recently established in Sangatte in 2001 and suppressed in 2002.

Ivan Sache, 30 January 2002

Description of the flag

The flag is whitre with the municipal coat of arms in the middle. The coat of arms is:

Azure a lion or armed and langued gules

Ivan Sache, 4 May 2000