Saales

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Saales
Town hall
Town hall
Saales is located in France
Saales
Saales
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 Alsace
Department Bas-Rhin
Arrondissement Molsheim
Canton Saales
Intercommunality Haute-Bruche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Vogel
Area
 • Land1 9.88 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 942
 • Population2 density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
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 Alsace in north-eastern France.

Geography and geology[edit]

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.

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