Sasbachwalden

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Sasbachwalden
Coat of arms of Sasbachwalden
Coat of arms
Sasbachwalden   is located in Germany
Sasbachwalden
Sasbachwalden
Coordinates: 48°37′06″N 08°07′38″E / 48.61833°N 8.12722°E / 48.61833; 8.12722Coordinates: 48°37′06″N 08°07′38″E / 48.61833°N 8.12722°E / 48.61833; 8.12722
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Government
 • Mayor Valentin Doll
Area
 • Total 18.13 km2 (7.00 sq mi)
Elevation 257 m (843 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,355
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77887
Dialling codes 07841
Vehicle registration OG
Website www.sasbachwalden.de

Sasbachwalden is a touristic Black Forest town in Western Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is located on the western slopes of mountain Hornisgrinde in the Northern Black Forest and belongs to the district of Ortenau. More than 70% of the town area are forest.

History[edit]

Sasbachwalden was first mentioned in 1347 as a group of individual farms and houses. Only in 1817 Sasbachwalden became an independent community. Since 1973 the town belongs to district of Ortenau.

Education[edit]

The town has a centrally located kindergarten and elementary school. Institutions for higher education are in the nearby towns Achern and Sasbach.

Economy[edit]

Main sources of income are tourism, winegrowing, the production of Black Forest kirsch and most importantly wood processing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [Statistisches Bundesamt – Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (XLS-Datei; 4,0 MB) (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011) "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012"]. Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013.