Bitburg

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Bitburg
Bitburg.jpg
Coat of arms of Bitburg
Coat of arms
Location of Bitburg within Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm district
Bitburg in BIT.svg
Bitburg is located in Germany
Bitburg
Bitburg
Bitburg is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Bitburg
Bitburg
Coordinates: 49°58′N 06°32′E / 49.967°N 6.533°E / 49.967; 6.533Coordinates: 49°58′N 06°32′E / 49.967°N 6.533°E / 49.967; 6.533
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictEifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm
Government
 • MayorJoachim Kandels
Area
 • Total47.54 km2 (18.36 sq mi)
Elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total14,002
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
54634
Dialling codes06561
Vehicle registrationBIT
Websitewww.bitburg.de

Bitburg (German pronunciation: [ˈbɪtbʊʁk]; French: Bitbourg; Luxembourgish: Béibreg) is a city in Germany, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate approximately 25 km (16 mi.) northwest of Trier and 50 km (31 mi.) northeast of Luxembourg city.

The American Spangdahlem Air Base is nearby.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.

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