Saulxures-sur-Moselotte

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Saulxures-sur-Moselotte
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Coat of arms of Saulxures-sur-Moselotte
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Saulxures-sur-Moselotte is located in France
Saulxures-sur-Moselotte
Saulxures-sur-Moselotte
Coordinates: 47°57′00″N 6°46′11″E / 47.95°N 6.7697°E / 47.95; 6.7697Coordinates: 47°57′00″N 6°46′11″E / 47.95°N 6.7697°E / 47.95; 6.7697
Country France
Region Lorraine
Department Vosges
Arrondissement Épinal
Canton Saulxures-sur-Moselotte
Intercommunality Haute Moselotte
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marie-Thérèse Berranger
Area1 31.87 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,979
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 88447 / 88290
Elevation 430–1,005 m (1,411–3,297 ft)
(avg. 464 m or 1,522 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.

Saulxures-sur-Moselotte (German: Salzern) is a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine in northeastern France.

It is situated between Remiremont and La Bresse, just off the D43 road, within the Parc Naturel Régional des Ballons.

The main local industries are timber, stone- and wood-working and textiles. Leisure activities offer walking in the wooded hills and the local lake.

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