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Coat of arms of Salach
Coat of arms
Salach   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 48°41′20″N 9°44′09″E / 48.68889°N 9.73583°E / 48.68889; 9.73583Coordinates: 48°41′20″N 9°44′09″E / 48.68889°N 9.73583°E / 48.68889; 9.73583
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Stuttgart
District Göppingen
 • Mayor Julian Stipp
 • Total 8.32 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Elevation 362 m (1,188 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,921
 • Density 950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 73084
Dialling codes 07162
Vehicle registration GP

Salach is a town in the district of Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany.

The letter processing center for the Göppingen region is located in Salach.


The municipality Salach has awarded the following persons to freeman:

  • November 15, 1923: Otto Bareiß, commerce and supporter of the domestic industry
  • October 1, 1927 Conrad Bareiß, producer
  • October 17, 1934: Oskar Moritz, managing director
  • April 21, 1948: Hattie Bareiß, widow of Conrad Bareiß
  • September 27, 1970: Karl Leicht, pastor
  • November 2, 1981: Siegfried Schell, retired mayor
  • June 28, 1996: Henri Coulin, retired mayor
  • December 5, 2003: Eugen Josef Burkhardtsmaier, local councilor

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Anselm Schott (1843-1896), born in Burg Staufeneck, Benedictine priest, editor of the Missal for the laity
  • Hermann Finck (1910-1962), politician (CDU), member of Landtag and Bundestag
  • Sigrid Müller (born 1964), Catholic Theologian and Chair of moral theology at the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Vienna.
  • Peter Hofelich (born 1952), politician (SPD), Member of Landtag
  • Stefanie Bielmeier (born 1954), writer and art historian, lived from 1954 to 1973 in Salach
  • Alexander Brenner (born 1958), architect