|pop. density:||850 inh./km²|
The Stadtverband Saarbrücken is equivalent to a Kreis (district) and located in the south of the Saarland, Germany. Neighboring districts are Saarlouis, Neunkirchen, Saar-Pfalz, and the french departement Moselle.
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3 Coat of arms
4 Towns and municipalities
5 External links
The district Saarbrücken was originally created in 1816.
In 1974 the district and the district-free city Saarbrücken were merged, and the was named Stadtverband Saarbrücken. Although it's not a district like others, most of its administrative tasks are same as those of a district.
The Saar River flows throught the district, through the city Saarbrücken in the center of the district.
|The original district had no coat of arms, the Stadtverband uses a coat derived from the one of the Counts of Nassau-Saarbrücken. The silver lion is taken from the County of Saarbrücken, the golden lion is the lion of Nassau.|