Weiskirchen

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Weiskirchen
Coat of arms of Weiskirchen
Coat of arms
Location of Weiskirchen within Merzig-Wadern district
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Weiskirchen is located in Germany
Weiskirchen
Weiskirchen
Weiskirchen is located in Saarland
Weiskirchen
Weiskirchen
Coordinates: 49°33′22″N 6°49′12″E / 49.55611°N 6.82000°E / 49.55611; 6.82000Coordinates: 49°33′22″N 6°49′12″E / 49.55611°N 6.82000°E / 49.55611; 6.82000
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictMerzig-Wadern
Subdivisions5
Government
 • MayorWerner Hero (CDU)
Area
 • Total33.64 km2 (12.99 sq mi)
Elevation
300-700 m (−2,000 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,373
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66707–66709
Dialling codes06876
Vehicle registrationMZG
Websitewww.weiskirchen.de

Weiskirchen is a municipality in the district Merzig-Wadern, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated in the Hunsrück, approx. 20 km northeast of Merzig, and 25 km southeast of Trier.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

Weiskirchen is located in the west of the Black Forest.

Districts[edit]

  • Konfeld
  • Rappweiler-Zwalbach
  • Thailen
  • Weierweiler
  • Weiskirchen

Sights[edit]

In Rappweiler is the "Wild and hiking park Weiskirchen-Rappweiler", whose stock consists mainly of red deer. In the park is also the information center of the Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park with a permanent exhibition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fläche und Bevölkerung - Stand: 31.12.2017 (Basis Zensus 2011)" (PDF). Statistisches Amt des Saarlandes (in German). September 2018.