Mettlach

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Mettlach
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Coat of arms of Mettlach
Coat of arms
Mettlach   is located in Germany
Mettlach
Mettlach
Coordinates: 49°29′39.2″N 6°36′18.7″E / 49.494222°N 6.605194°E / 49.494222; 6.605194Coordinates: 49°29′39.2″N 6°36′18.7″E / 49.494222°N 6.605194°E / 49.494222; 6.605194
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Merzig-Wadern
Government
 • Mayor Judith Thieser (CDU)
Area
 • Total 78.08 km2 (30.15 sq mi)
Elevation 154-451 m (−1,326 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 12,251
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66693
Dialling codes 06864
Vehicle registration MZG
Website mettlach.de

Mettlach is a municipality in the district Merzig-Wadern, in Saarland, Germany, situated on the river Saar, approximately 7 km (4.3 mi) northwest of Merzig, and 30 km (19 mi) south of Trier. The headquarters of Villeroy & Boch are in Mettlach. Also, the Mettlach tiles are named after the municipality.[2]

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