Coat of arms of Vaale
Location of Vaale within Steinburg district
Vaale in IZ.png
Vaale is located in Germany
Vaale is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Coordinates: 54°0′0″N 9°22′59″E / 54.00000°N 9.38306°E / 54.00000; 9.38306Coordinates: 54°0′0″N 9°22′59″E / 54.00000°N 9.38306°E / 54.00000; 9.38306
Municipal assoc.Schenefeld
 • MayorThomas Hencke
 • Total14.91 km2 (5.76 sq mi)
13 m (43 ft)
 • Total1,238
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes04827
Vehicle registrationIZ

Vaale is a municipality in the district of Steinburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


The town has a football team, SV Vaalia Vaale, who play in the Kreisklasse A Westküste West.[2] They were in 10th when the 2020–21 season was cancelled.[3] SV Vaalia Vaale II play in the Kreisklasse C Westküste Süd/West 3,[4] in 8th before the cancellation of the season.[5] Some of the Vaalia first team's former players include goalkeeper Jörg Baufeldt, who played for the club until 2006 (when he left for Itzehoer SV), Patrick Krawutschke, the center-back originally from Bruchsal who was transferred from Itzehoer six months after Baufeldt left (he is 34 and could also play defensive midfield), local right-footed striker Mario Awiszus, who left the club at 21 (in 2001), rejoined, and left for Itzehoer in 2008 (he is now a goalkeeping coach at FC Union Tornesch at age 41), and Brunsbüttel-born goalkeeper Christoph Rohweder, who joined in the youth levels from SG Wilstermarsch and left at age 20 (in 2008) for SG Reher/Puls, where he had been playing ever since (his contract expired on 30 June 2021 so he is now a free agent at age 33).

They are the football section of sports club SV Vaalia, and also have a merged team with TSV Wacken.


  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2020 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  2. ^ "SV Vaalia Vaale | Kreisklasse a SW - Steinburg 2021/22 | Teaminfo".
  3. ^ "Kreisklasse a Westküste West 2020/21 | 22. Spieltag | Ergebnisse & Termine".
  4. ^ "SV Vaalia Vaale II | Kreisklasse C SW2 - Steinburg 2021/22 | Teaminfo".
  5. ^ "Kreisklasse C Rendsburg-Eckernförde Süd/West 3 2021/22 | 15. Spieltag | Ergebnisse & Termine".