Wadern

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Wadern
Wadern Schloss Muenchweiler01.jpg
Coat of arms of Wadern
Coat of arms
Wadern   is located in Germany
Wadern
Wadern
Coordinates: 49°31′N 6°52′E / 49.517°N 6.867°E / 49.517; 6.867Coordinates: 49°31′N 6°52′E / 49.517°N 6.867°E / 49.517; 6.867
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Merzig-Wadern
Subdivisions 14
Government
 • Mayor Fredi Dewald (SPD)
Area
 • Total 111.17 km2 (42.92 sq mi)
Elevation 250-600 m (−1,720 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,983
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66680–66687
Dialling codes 06871, 06874 (Büschfeld + Nunkirchen)
Vehicle registration MZG
Website www.wadern.de

Wadern is a municipality in the German federal state Saarland which is situated in the southwest of Germany. It is part of the district Merzig-Wadern. Wadern consists of 14 villages with approximately 17,000 inhabitants. In terms of surface Wadern is the third largest municipality in Saarland after Saarbrücken and St. Wendel.

Geography[edit]

Wadern is located at the foot of the Schwarzwälder Hochwald

Villages[edit]

Bardenbach, Büschfeld, Dagstuhl, Gehweiler, Krettnich, Lockweiler, Löstertal, Morscholz, Noswendel, Nunkirchen, Steinberg, Wadern, Wadrill, Wedern.

Villages[edit]

Altland, Bardenbach, Büschfeld, Buweiler, Dagstuhl, Gehweiler, Kostenbach, Krettnich, Lockweiler, Morscholz, Münchweiler, Niederlöstern, Noswendel, Nuhweiler, Nunkirchen, Oberlöstern, Rathen, Reidelbach, Steinberg, Überlosheim, Vogelsbüsch, Wadern, Wadrill, Wedern

The largest village within the municipality of Wadern is Nunkirchen, which is situated in the very south of the municipality.

Education[edit]

Wadern is home to the Hochwald-Gymnasium Wadern

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