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The town hall in Saclas
The town hall in Saclas
Coat of arms of Saclas
Coat of arms
Saclas is located in France
Coordinates: 48°21′39″N 2°07′33″E / 48.3607°N 2.1259°E / 48.3607; 2.1259Coordinates: 48°21′39″N 2°07′33″E / 48.3607°N 2.1259°E / 48.3607; 2.1259
Country France
Region Île-de-France
Department Essonne
Arrondissement Étampes
Canton Méréville
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Gaucher
Area1 13.66 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,810
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 91533 / 91690
Elevation 72–147 m (236–482 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.

Saclas (French pronunciation: ​[sakla]) is a commune in the Essonne department in Île-de-France in northern France.

Inhabitants of Saclas are known as Saclasiens.


The Juine flows northeastward through the middle of the commune and crosses the village.

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