Großrosseln

Großrosseln is a village and a municipality in the district of Saarbrücken, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the border with France, approximately 12 km west of Saarbrücken. The neighbouring municipality in France is Petite-Rosselle.

Großrosseln
Coat of arms of Großrosseln
Coat of arms
Location of Großrosseln within Saarbrücken district
Saarbrücken (district)SaarlandFranceSaarlouis (district)Neunkirchen (German district)Saarpfalz-KreisGroßrosselnVölklingenPüttlingenRiegelsbergHeusweilerQuierschiedFriedrichsthalSulzbachKleinblittersdorfSaarbrückenGroßrosseln in SB.svg
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Großrosseln is located in Germany
Großrosseln
Großrosseln
Großrosseln is located in Saarland
Großrosseln
Großrosseln
Coordinates: 49°12′N 6°50′E / 49.200°N 6.833°E / 49.200; 6.833Coordinates: 49°12′N 6°50′E / 49.200°N 6.833°E / 49.200; 6.833
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictSaarbrücken
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorPeter Duchene (CDU)
Area
 • Total25.20 km2 (9.73 sq mi)
Elevation
229 m (751 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,943
 • Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66347–66352
Dialling codes06898 ; 06809
Vehicle registrationSB
Websitewww.grossrosseln.de

GeographyEdit

The Gemeinde (municipality) of Großrosseln is divided into 6 Gemeindebezirke (municipal districts): the main one Großrosseln, where you can find the Rathaus (town hall), Dorf im Warndt, Emmersweiler, Karlsbrunn, Naßweiler and Sankt Nikolaus.

PersonalitiesEdit

Karlsbrunn was the birthplace of Dwight D. Eisenhower's early ancestor Hans Nicolas Eisenhauer, who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1741.

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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