Buhl is a commune in the Haut-Rhin Alsace inhabitants are Buhlois male Buhloises female. Situated in the valley of the Lauch the foot of the Vosges Mountains and the Grand Ballon (1424 m) surrounded by forests with hills than reach altitudes from 395 to 860 metres. The village is crossed by the Lauch, a gentle stream with clear, limpid water, in the heart of the Florival valley, 3 km from Guebwiller. Buhl covers an area of 8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi) and is located at an altitude of 313–842 m (1,027–2,762 ft) and in 2006 had a population of 3,234 inhabitants.
Buhl owes the name to its picturesque site on the Bühele hill, from which the village dominate a large part of the valley. An area of 880 hectares and extends into two confluent valleys.
The commune is crossed by three water courses, the Lauch, the Murbach and the Krebsbach. Buhl looks over several forested hills that border the village.