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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saales
Coat of arms
Saales is located in France
Location within Grand Est region
Saales is located in Grand Est
Coordinates: 48°20′57″N 7°06′23″E / 48.3492°N 7.1064°E / 48.3492; 7.1064Coordinates: 48°20′57″N 7°06′23″E / 48.3492°N 7.1064°E / 48.3492; 7.1064
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Molsheim
Canton Mutzig
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Vogel
Area1 9.88 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 942
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 67421 /67420
Elevation 517–831 m (1,696–2,726 ft)
(avg. 555 m or 1,821 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.

Saales (German: Saal) is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Geography and geology

Saales is at the center of a two kilometer long plateau with an average altitude of 560 meters. It sits on the Fraize creek. The village is located at an altitude of 556 meters, and rests at the base of Sapinsus. The highest point is on the 'Rocher des Enfants', to the right of Solamont, and the lowest point is near the road at the beginning of the Hang Bruche Valley.

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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