Ottweiler

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Ottweiler
Town square with the Old Tower in the background
Town square with the Old Tower in the background
Coat of arms of Ottweiler
Coat of arms
Ottweiler is located in Germany
Ottweiler
Ottweiler
Location of Ottweiler within Neunkirchen district
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Coordinates: 49°22′N 7°10′E / 49.367°N 7.167°E / 49.367; 7.167Coordinates: 49°22′N 7°10′E / 49.367°N 7.167°E / 49.367; 7.167
Country Germany
State Saarland
District Neunkirchen
Government
 • Mayor Holger Schäfer (CDU)
Area
 • Total 45.51 km2 (17.57 sq mi)
Elevation 268 m (879 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 14,500
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 66564
Dialling codes 06824, 06858
Vehicle registration NK
Website www.ottweiler.de

Ottweiler is a municipality, former seat of the district of Neunkirchen, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Blies, approx. 7 km north of Neunkirchen, and 25 km northeast of Saarbrücken.

Culture[edit]

The town is notable for the Ottweiler porcelain.

The Ottweiler Brewing Company was founded in Ottweiler in 1873. It was moved to the Karlsberg Brewey in Homburg in 1983.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fläche und Bevölkerung - Stand: 31.12.2017 (Basis Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). September 2018.
  2. ^ "The History of Ottweiler Brauerei". Ottweiler Beer.

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