Großrosseln

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Großrosseln
Coat of arms of Großrosseln
Coat of arms
Großrosseln   is located in Germany
Großrosseln
Großrosseln
Location of Großrosseln within Saarbrücken district
Saarbrücken (district) Saarland France Saarlouis (district) Neunkirchen (German district) Saarpfalz-Kreis Großrosseln Völklingen Püttlingen Riegelsberg Heusweiler Quierschied Friedrichsthal Sulzbach Kleinblittersdorf SaarbrückenGroßrosseln in SB.svg
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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
Government
 • Mayor Peter Duchene (CDU)
Area
 • Total 25.20 km2 (9.73 sq mi)
Elevation 229 m (751 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,021
 • Density 320/km2 (820/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, approximately 12 km west of Saarbrücken. The neighbouring municipality in France is Petite-Rosselle.

Geography[edit]

The Gemeinde (municipality) of Großrosseln is divided into 6 Gemeindebezirke (municipal districts): the main one Großrosseln, where you can find the Rathaus (town hall), 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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