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This article is about the town in France. For the town in Germany, see Saarburg.
Sarrebourg - hôtel de ville.JPG
Coat of arms of Sarrebourg
Coat of arms
Sarrebourg is located in France
Coordinates: 48°44′N 7°03′E / 48.74°N 7.05°E / 48.74; 7.05Coordinates: 48°44′N 7°03′E / 48.74°N 7.05°E / 48.74; 7.05
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Moselle
Arrondissement Sarrebourg-Château-Salins
Canton Sarrebourg
Intercommunality Sarrebourg
 • Mayor Alain Marty
Area1 16.40 km2 (6.33 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 13,330
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 57630 / 57400

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Imperial City of Sarrebourg
Reichsstadt Saarburg (de)
Ville libre de Sarrebourg (fr)
Free Imperial City of the Holy Roman Empire
? – 1661
Capital Sarrebourg
Government Republic
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Granted mint by
    Bishopric of Metz
 •  Passed to Lorraine 2 November 1464 Enter start year
 •  Gained Reichsfreiheit Uncertain
 •  Passed to France by
    Treaty of Vincennes
1661 1661
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Lorraine Duchy of Lorraine
Early modern France

Sarrebourg (French pronunciation: ​[saʁbuʁ]; German: Saarburg, Lorraine Franconian: Saarbuerj) is a commune in the Moselle department in Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine in north-eastern France. It lies in on the upper course of the river Saar.

In 1895 a Mithraeum was discovered at Sarrebourg at the mouth of the pass leading from the Vosges Mountains.