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

Salach
Coat of arms of Salach
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Location of Salach within Göppingen district
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Salach is located in Baden-Württemberg
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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
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionStuttgart
DistrictGöppingen
Government
 • MayorJulian Stipp
Area
 • Total8.32 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Elevation
362 m (1,188 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,983
 • Density960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
73084
Dialling codes07162
Vehicle registrationGP
Websitewww.salach.de

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

FreemenEdit

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 townEdit

  • 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung nach Nationalität und Geschlecht am 31. Dezember 2018". Statistisches Landesamt Baden-Württemberg (in German). July 2019.