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Püttlingen (French and consequently English exonym Puttelange-lès-Sarrelouis) is a town in Saarland, Germany, 10 km northwest of Saarbrücken.

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Coat of arms of Püttlingen
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Location of Püttlingen within Saarbrücken district
Saarbrücken (district)SaarlandFranceSaarlouis (district)Neunkirchen (German district)Saarpfalz-KreisGroßrosselnVölklingenPüttlingenRiegelsbergHeusweilerQuierschiedFriedrichsthalSulzbachKleinblittersdorfSaarbrückenPüttlingen in SB.svg
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Püttlingen is located in Germany
Püttlingen
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Püttlingen is located in Saarland
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Coordinates: 49°17′N 6°53′E / 49.283°N 6.883°E / 49.283; 6.883Coordinates: 49°17′N 6°53′E / 49.283°N 6.883°E / 49.283; 6.883
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictSaarbrücken
Subdivisions2
Government
 • MayorMartin Speicher (CDU)
Area
 • Total23.94 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Elevation
273 m (896 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total18,510
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66337–66346
Dialling codes06806, 06898
Vehicle registrationSB
Websitewww.puettlingen.de

GeographyEdit

Geographic LocationEdit

The town lies in the Köllertal, approximately 20km to the northwest of Saarbrücken and 5km north of Völklingen. Going in a clockwise direction from the north, the neighbouring communities are Heusweiler, Riegelsberg, Saarbrücken and Völklingen in the Regionalverband Saarbrücken and the communities of Bous and Schwalbach in the Landkreis Saarlouis.

ClimateEdit

The annual precipitation amounts to 834mm which places it in the top third of German locales according to the German Weather Service. The driest month is April, while November, the wettest month, sees 1.4 times as much rain.

Town SubdivisionEdit

The town is composed of the subdivisions of Püttlingen (made up of the Berg, Bengesen and Ritterstraße areas) and Köllerbach (made up of the Engelfangen, Etzenhofen, Herchenbach, Kölln, Rittenhofen, and Sellerbach areas).

MayorsEdit

  • 1946–1949: Peter Zimmer
  • 1949–1956: Peter Müller
  • 1956–1966: Nikolaus Boßmann, CDU
  • 1966–1974: Hans Koch, independent
  • 1974–2001: Rudolf Müller, CDU
  • since 2002: Martin Speiche, CDU

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Sons and daughters of the townEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saarland.de – Amtliche Einwohnerzahlen Stand 31.12.2018" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). June 2019.
  2. ^ Wahl Bürgermeister/in vom 7. Juni 2009 Auf: www.puettlingen.de, accessed 2. November 2012