Saarlouis

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Saarlouis
The Ludwigskirche (Saint Louis Church)
The Ludwigskirche (Saint Louis Church)
Coat of arms of Saarlouis
Saarlouis is located in Germany
Saarlouis
Coordinates 49°19′0″N 6°45′0″E / 49.316667°N 6.75°E / 49.316667; 6.75
Administration
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Saarlouis District
Town subdivisions 8
Mayor Roland Henz (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 43.27 km2 (16.71 sq mi)
Elevation 181 m  (594 ft)
Population 38,189  (5 September 2007)
 - Density 883 /km2 (2,286 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate SLS
Postal code 66740
Area code 06831
Website www.saarlouis.de

Saarlouis is a city in the Saarland (Germany). It has 38.400 inhabitants and is on the Saar. From 1936 to 1945 it was called Saarlautern. Ford Motor Company has a plant here; it produces the Focus, C-Max and Kuga.