|• Mayor||Franz-Josef Berg (CDU)|
|• Total||22.07 km2 (8.52 sq mi)|
|Elevation||183 m (600 ft)|
|• Density||920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Dillingen (also: Dillingen an der Saar) is a town in the district of Saarlouis, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Saar, approx. 5 km northwest of Saarlouis, and 25 km northwest of Saarbrücken. The Dillinger Hütte steelworks is located here.
- April 1945-May 1945: Benedikt Hoffmann
- May 1945-September 1945: Heinrich Scherer
- November 1945-September 1946: Theodor Okon
- October 1946-May 1956: Peter Lamar
- October 1956-February 1974: Eduard Jakobs, CDU
- March 1974-March 1994: Gerhard Leonardy, CDU
- March 1994-March 2004: Erwin Planta, SPD
- since March 2004: Franz-Josef Berg, (born 1957), CDU
Iron ore comes to the steelworks by Germany's heaviest trains 6000T trains.
Dilingen's Old Castle is a medieval building. Around 1699 it was developed into a Renaissance castle. In 1789 the architect Balthsar Wilhelm Stengel created a grand residential space.
The castle has a yearly arts and crafts market.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Siegfried Alkan (1858–1941), composer
- Rudolf Schmidt (1875–1943), Brandenburg journalist, local historian and regional historian
- Peter Jost (born 1960), musicologist
- Michael Müller (born 1981), opera singer (tenor)
- "Fläche und Bevölkerung - Stand: 31.12.2015 (Basis Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). July 2016.
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