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Coordinates: 47°53′10″N 7°13′47″E / 47.886°N 7.2297°E / 47.886; 7.2297Coordinates: 47°53′10″N 7°13′47″E / 47.886°N 7.2297°E / 47.886; 7.2297
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Haut-Rhin
Arrondissement Thann-Guebwiller
Canton Guebwiller
Intercommunality Région de Guebwiller
  Mayor (20082014) Thomas Birgaentzlé
Area1 29.56 km2 (11.41 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 7,311
  Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 68315 / 68360
Elevation 239–1,421 m (784–4,662 ft)
(avg. 270 m or 890 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.

Soultz-Haut-Rhin (German: Sulz/Oberelsaß) is a commune in the Haut-Rhin département in Grand Est in north-eastern France.

Its inhabitants are called Soultziens (male) or Soultziennes (female).


The town of Soultz-Haut-Rhin has an enclave located northeast of Goldbach-Altenbach.

The town of Soultz was built around a salted water source from which originates its name.


The origins of Soultz go back to the 7th century.

667 : the written name of Sulza (salted source) is mentioned in a donation from Adalrich, Duke of Alsace, father of Saint Odile, of the bann of Soultz to the convent of Ebersmunster.


Places of interest

Soultz has houses from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.

Château de Buchenek (historical museum)


See also


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