Schmelz

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This article is about a village in Germany. For the former politician in Austria, see Heinrich Schmelz.
Schmelz
Panorama of Schmelz
Panorama of Schmelz
Coat of arms of Schmelz
Coat of arms
Schmelz is located in Germany
Schmelz
Schmelz
Coordinates: 49°25′N 6°50′E / 49.417°N 6.833°E / 49.417; 6.833Coordinates: 49°25′N 6°50′E / 49.417°N 6.833°E / 49.417; 6.833
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Saarlouis
Government
 • Mayor Armin Emanuel (SPD)
Area
 • Total 58.64 km2 (22.64 sq mi)
Elevation 249 m (817 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,264
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66832–66839
Dialling codes 06887, 06888;06881 (Primsweiler), 06874 (Michelbach)
Vehicle registration SLS
Website www.schmelz.de

Schmelz is a municipality in the district of Saarlouis, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated approximately 15 km northeast of Saarlouis, and 25 km northwest of Saarbrücken.

The town of Schmelz (which translates to Glaze) is made of six municipalities, Schmelz itself, Hüttersdorf, Limbach, Michaelbach, Primsweiler. These independent villages in the Saarlouis district date back to Roman times. A native of Schmelz would be called a Schmelzer as in a person from Berlin being referred to as a Berliner.

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