Panoramic view of St. Ingbert
|• Mayor||Hans Wagner (Ind.)|
|• Total||49.95 km2 (19.29 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||402 m (1,319 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||215 m (705 ft)|
|• Density||710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
St. Ingbert (also Sankt Ingbert) is a town in the Saarpfalz district in Saarland, Germany with a population of 37,361 (2009). It is situated approximately 10 km north-east of Saarbrücken and 10 km south-west of Neunkirchen.
St. Ingbert is named after the Irish Saint St Ingobert and for 300 years belonged to the electorate of Trier.
Sankt Ingbert is an old industrial town, but most of its heavy industries (coal, steel, glass) have long closed down. Major employers now include the software company SAP SE and Festo automation technologies.
The Saarländisches Karnevalsmuseum exhibits carnival costumes of the Saar region.
The St. Ingberter Pfanne is a well-known cabaret event, which took first place in 1985.
The Internationales Jazzfestival Sankt Ingbert took first place in 1987.
Twin towns – sister cities
- Albert Weisgerber (1878–1915), painter
- Anton Betz (1883–1984), journalist and publisher
- Jupp Derwall (1927–2007), football player and manager, died here
- Peter Hartz (born 1941), businessman
- Bernd Schneider (born 1964), racing driver
- "Saarland.de – Amtliche Einwohnerzahlen Stand 31. Dezember 2019" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). July 2020.
- "Städtepartnerschaft". st-ingbert.de (in German). Sankt Ingbert. Retrieved 2021-03-19.
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- (in German) Official website