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The title of this article contains the character ü. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Saarbruecken.
Saarbrücken in January 2006
Saarbrücken in January 2006
Coat of arms of Saarbrücken
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Country Germany
State Saarland
District Saarbrücken
City subdivisions 20
Mayor Charlotte Britz (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 167.07 km2 (64.51 sq mi)
Elevation 230.1 m  (755 ft)
Population 180,623  (30 June 2017)
 - Density 1,081 /km2 (2,800 /sq mi)
 - Urban 329,593 [1]
 - Metro 700,000[2] 
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate SB
Postal codes 66001–66133
Area codes 0681, 06893, 06897, 06898, 06805
Location of the town of Saarbrücken within Saarbrücken district
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Saarbrücken (German: [zaːɐ̯ˈbʁʏkn̩] ( listen); French: Sarrebruck[3] [saʁbʁyk]; Rhine Franconian: Saarbrigge [zaːˈbʁɪɡə]; Latin: Saravipons) is a German city and a district in the state of Saarland.

The city is also the capital of the Saarland. Saarbrücken has 180,000 inhabitants and is on the river Saar.


  1. [1] – Amtliche Einwohnerzahlen Stand 30.06.2017
  2. Eurodistrict SaarMoselle
  3. "Start | Landeshauptstadt Saarbrücken". 

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