Sasbachwalden is a Black Forest town in Western Baden-Württemberg, Germany, popular with tourists. 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.

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Coat of arms of Sasbachwalden
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Location of Sasbachwalden within Ortenaukreis district
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Sasbachwalden is located in Germany
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Sasbachwalden is located in Baden-Württemberg
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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
CountryGermany
StateBaden-Württemberg
Admin. regionFreiburg
DistrictOrtenaukreis
Government
 • MayorValentin Doll
Area
 • Total18.13 km2 (7.00 sq mi)
Elevation
257 m (843 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,546
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
77887
Dialling codes07841
Vehicle registrationOG
Websitewww.sasbachwalden.de

HistoryEdit

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.

EducationEdit

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

EconomyEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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