Saarlouis

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Saarlouis
The Ludwigskirche (Saint Louis Church)
The Ludwigskirche (Saint Louis Church)
Coat of arms of Saarlouis
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Saarlouis District
Subdivisions 8
Government
 • Mayor Roland Henz (SPD)
Area
 • Total 43.27 km2 (16.71 sq mi)
Elevation 181 m (594 ft)
Population (2007-09-5)
 • Total 38,189
 • Density 882.57/km2 (2,285.86/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66740
Dialling codes 06831
Vehicle registration SLS
Website www.saarlouis.de

Saarlouis is a town 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.