Schiffweiler

Schiffweiler is a municipality in the district of Neunkirchen, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated approximately 5 km northwest of Neunkirchen, and 20 km northeast of Saarbrücken.

Schiffweiler
General view
General view
Coat of arms of Schiffweiler
Coat of arms
Location of Schiffweiler within Neunkirchen district
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Schiffweiler is located in Germany
Schiffweiler
Schiffweiler
Schiffweiler is located in Saarland
Schiffweiler
Schiffweiler
Coordinates: 49°22′N 7°7′E / 49.367°N 7.117°E / 49.367; 7.117Coordinates: 49°22′N 7°7′E / 49.367°N 7.117°E / 49.367; 7.117
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictNeunkirchen
Subdivisions4
Government
 • MayorMarkus Fuchs (SPD)
Area
 • Total21.32 km2 (8.23 sq mi)
Highest elevation
420 m (1,380 ft)
Lowest elevation
260 m (850 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,516
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66578
Dialling codes06821 (06824)
Vehicle registrationNK
Websitewww.schiffweiler.de

People from SchiffweilerEdit

  • Konrad Grebe (1907–1972), German mining engineer and inventor of coal plow

ReferencesEdit

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