Friedrichsthal

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Friedrichsthal
Coat of arms of Friedrichsthal
Coat of arms
Friedrichsthal is located in Germany
Friedrichsthal
Friedrichsthal
Coordinates: 49°19′32″N 7°5′46″E / 49.32556°N 7.09611°E / 49.32556; 7.09611Coordinates: 49°19′32″N 7°5′46″E / 49.32556°N 7.09611°E / 49.32556; 7.09611
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Saarbrücken
Subdivisions 3
Government
 • Mayor Werner Cornelius (SPD)
Area
 • Total 9.07 km2 (3.50 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,259
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66293–66299
Dialling codes 06897
Vehicle registration SB
Website www.friedrichsthal.de

Friedrichsthal is a town and a municipality in the district of Saarbrücken, of Saarland, Germany. It is situated approximately 13 km northeast of Saarbrücken.

History[edit]

In 1723 the place was founded with a glass foundry by Frederick Louis, Count of Nassau-Ottweiler.

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