Merzig

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Merzig
Town hall in Merzig
Town hall in Merzig
Flag of Merzig
Coat of arms of Merzig
Location of Merzig within Merzig-Wadern district
Merzig in MZG.svg
Merzig is located in Germany
Merzig
Merzig
Merzig is located in Saarland
Merzig
Merzig
Coordinates: 49°27′N 6°37′E / 49.450°N 6.617°E / 49.450; 6.617Coordinates: 49°27′N 6°37′E / 49.450°N 6.617°E / 49.450; 6.617
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictMerzig-Wadern
Subdivisions17
Government
 • MayorMarcus Hoffeld (CDU)
Area
 • Total108.79 km2 (42.00 sq mi)
Elevation
172 m (564 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total29,700
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
66651–66663
Dialling codes06861, 06869
Vehicle registrationMZG
Websitewww.merzig.de

Merzig (German: [ˈmɛʁt͡sɪç] (audio speaker iconlisten), French: Mercy, Moselle Franconian: Meerzisch/Miërzësch) is a town and capital of Merzig-Wadern, a district (Kreis) in Saarland.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Saarland.de – Amtliche Einwohnerzahlen Stand 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). June 2021.

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