Bexbach

Bexbach (German pronunciation: [ˈbɛksˌbaχ]) is a town in the Saarpfalz district, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Blies, approximatively 6 km east of Neunkirchen, and 25 km northeast of Saarbrücken. The Saarländisches Bergbaumuseum (Saarland Mining Museum) is located in the town.

Bexbach
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Coat of arms of Bexbach
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Location of Bexbach within Saarpfalz district
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Bexbach is located in Germany
Bexbach
Bexbach
Bexbach is located in Saarland
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Bexbach
Coordinates: 49°20′58″N 7°15′34″E / 49.34944°N 7.25944°E / 49.34944; 7.25944Coordinates: 49°20′58″N 7°15′34″E / 49.34944°N 7.25944°E / 49.34944; 7.25944
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictSaarpfalz
Government
 • MayorChristian Prech (CDU)
Area
 • Total31.08 km2 (12.00 sq mi)
Elevation
249 m (817 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total17,626
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
66441–66450
Dialling codes06826
Vehicle registrationHOM
Websitewww.bexbach.de

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

  • Edwin Hügel (1919-1988), politician (FDP), minister of economy, transport and agriculture in Cabinet Zeyer II (1982-1983)
  • Gerd Dudenhöffer (born 1949), comedian and author

International relationsEdit

Bexbach is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saarland.de – Amtliche Einwohnerzahlen Stand 31. Dezember 2019" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). July 2020.

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