Saale

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River Saale in Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt

Saale is the name of two rivers in Germany: Saale in Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt (German: Sächsische Saale) and the Saale in Northern Bavaria (German: Fränkische Saale). The larger, and better known Sächsische Saale springs out of the Fichtelgebirge at 728 m and joins the Elbe in Saxony-Anhalt. It is 413 km long.