Zweibrücken

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Zweibrücken
Zweibrücken Castle
Coat of arms of Zweibrücken
Coat of arms
Location of Zweibrücken
Zweibrücken is located in Germany
Zweibrücken
Zweibrücken
Zweibrücken is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Zweibrücken
Zweibrücken
Coordinates: 49°15′N 7°22′E / 49.250°N 7.367°E / 49.250; 7.367Coordinates: 49°15′N 7°22′E / 49.250°N 7.367°E / 49.250; 7.367
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorMarold Wosnitza (SPD)
Area
 • Total70.64 km2 (27.27 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total34,260
 • Density480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66482
Dialling codes06332
Vehicle registrationZW
Websitewww.zweibruecken.de

Zweibrücken is a town in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It is on the Schwarzbach river. About 34,000 people live there.

The name Zweibrücken means 'two bridges'. It is pronounced differently by different people. (German pronunciation: [ˈt͡svaɪˌbʁʏkn̩], French: Deux-Ponts [døpɔ̃], Palatinate German: Zweebrigge [ˈd͡sʋeːbʁɪgə]).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.

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