Pirmasens

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Pirmasens
Old town hall
Old town hall
Coat of arms of Pirmasens
Coat of arms
Location of Pirmasens
Pirmasens is located in Germany
Pirmasens
Pirmasens
Pirmasens is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Pirmasens
Pirmasens
Coordinates: 49°12′N 7°36′E / 49.200°N 7.600°E / 49.200; 7.600Coordinates: 49°12′N 7°36′E / 49.200°N 7.600°E / 49.200; 7.600
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord mayorBernhard Matheis (CDU)
Area
 • Total61.37 km2 (23.70 sq mi)
Elevation
380 m (1,250 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total40,125
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
66953–66955
Dialling codes06331
Vehicle registrationPS
Websitewww.pirmasens.de

Pirmasens (Palatine German: Bärmesens) is an independent town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is near the border with France and was the center of the shoe industry in Germany until around 1970.


References[change | change source]

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