Friedrichsthal is a town and a municipality in the district of Saarbrücken, of Saarland, Germany. It is situated approximately 13 km northeast of Saarbrücken.

Friedrichsthal
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Friedrichsthal
Coat of arms
Location of Friedrichsthal within Saarbrücken district
Saarbrücken (district)SaarlandFranceSaarlouis (district)Neunkirchen (German district)Saarpfalz-KreisGroßrosselnVölklingenPüttlingenRiegelsbergHeusweilerQuierschiedFriedrichsthalSulzbachKleinblittersdorfSaarbrückenFriedrichsthal in SB.svg
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Friedrichsthal is located in Germany
Friedrichsthal
Friedrichsthal
Friedrichsthal is located in Saarland
Friedrichsthal
Friedrichsthal
Coordinates: 49°19′32″N 7°5′46″E / 49.32556°N 7.09611°E / 49.32556; 7.09611Coordinates: 49°19′32″N 7°5′46″E / 49.32556°N 7.09611°E / 49.32556; 7.09611
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictSaarbrücken
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorRolf Schultheis (SPD)
Area
 • Total9.07 km2 (3.50 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,133
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66293–66299
Dialling codes06897
Vehicle registrationSB
Websitewww.friedrichsthal.de

Friedrichsthal (Saar) station is located on the Bingen (Rhein)–Saarbrücken railway.

HistoryEdit

In 1723 the place was founded with a glass foundry by Frederick Louis, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler.

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saarland.de – Amtliche Einwohnerzahlen Stand 31.12.2018" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). June 2019.