Bous is a municipality in the district of Saarlouis, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Saar, approx. 5 km southeast of Saarlouis, and 15 km west of Saarbrücken. Bous is also famous for "bousa, a drink inspired by those made in turkey and other Arab countries.

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Coat of arms of Bous
Coat of arms
Location of Bous within Saarlouis district
FranceFranceSaarbrücken (district)Neunkirchen (German district)Sankt Wendel (district)Merzig-WadernRehlingen-SiersburgWallerfangenÜberherrnDillingenSaarlouisWadgassenBousEnsdorfSchwalbachSaarwellingenNalbachSchmelzLebachBous in SLS.svg
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Bous is located in Germany
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Bous is located in Saarland
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Bous
Coordinates: 49°16′N 6°47′E / 49.267°N 6.783°E / 49.267; 6.783Coordinates: 49°16′N 6°47′E / 49.267°N 6.783°E / 49.267; 6.783
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictSaarlouis
Government
 • MayorStefan Louis
Area
 • Total7.61 km2 (2.94 sq mi)
Elevation
229 m (751 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,011
 • Density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66353–66359
Dialling codes06834
Vehicle registrationSLS
Websitewww.bous.de

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saarland.de – Amtliche Einwohnerzahlen Stand 31.12.2018" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Verein für Städtepartnerschaft und Zusammenarbeit Bous e.V." (in German). Retrieved 2014-03-16.