Panoramic view of St. Ingbert
|• Mayor||Hans Wagner (Ind.)|
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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.
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 AG and Festo automation technologies.
St. Ingbert is named after the Irish Saint St Ingobert and for 300 years belonged to the electorate of Trier.
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.
St. Ingbert is twinned with:
- Saint-Herblain, France, since 1981
- N'Diaganiao, Senegal, since 1986
- Radebeul, Germany, since 1987 (then GDR)
- Rhodt unter Rietburg in Edenkoben, Germany, since 1959
- Jupp Derwall (* 10. März 1927; † 26. Juni 2007 in St. Ingbert), manager of German national football team 1978–1984
- Peter Hartz (August 9, 1941), German businessman
- Bernd Schneider (July 20, 1964), racecar driver
- "Fläche und Bevölkerung - Stand: 31.12.2015 (Basis Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). July 2016.
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