Großrosseln

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Großrosseln
Coat of arms of Großrosseln
Coat of arms
Großrosseln   is located in Germany
Großrosseln
Großrosseln
Coordinates: 49°12′N 6°50′E / 49.200°N 6.833°E / 49.200; 6.833Coordinates: 49°12′N 6°50′E / 49.200°N 6.833°E / 49.200; 6.833
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Saarbrücken
Subdivisions 6
Government
 • Mayor Peter Duchene (CDU)
Area
 • Total 25.20 km2 (9.73 sq mi)
Elevation 229 m (751 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,264
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66347–66352
Dialling codes 06898 ; 06809
Vehicle registration SB
Website www.grossrosseln.de

Großrosseln is a village and a municipality in the district of Saarbrücken, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the border with France, approx. 12 km west of Saarbrücken. The neighbouring municipality in France is Petite-Rosselle.

Geography[edit]

Großrosseln is divided into 6 Ortsteile (civil parrishes). Out of the seat, the other five are Dorf im Warndt, Emmersweiler, Karlsbrunn, Naßweiler and Sankt Nikolaus.

Personalities[edit]

Karlsbrunn was the birthplace of Dwight D. Eisenhower's early ancestor Hans Nicolas Eisenhauer, who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1741.

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