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The City of Saarbrücken in Germany (in German it’s Saarbrücken)

Brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population as of 2023.

§ Saarbrücken: brief information about the city

The City of Saarbrücken, in German Saarbrücken, with a population size of about 182'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 168 km2, the city is located in the western part of Germany in the federated state of Saarland , the city of Saarbrücken is the capital of the said federated state. The population density of the city is 1'086 people per 1 km2.

§ Saarbrücken population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Saarbrücken versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population. Population data is sourced from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.

The population of the city of Saarbrücken in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 181'959 30'101
Number of men, people 90'445 14'771
Number of women, people 91'514 15'330
City area, km2 168 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 1'086 411

§ Saarbrücken local time

The City of Saarbrücken, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Saarbrücken is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Saarbrücken

The major postal code in the City of Saarbrücken is 66111 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 66113, 66115, 66117, 66119, 66121, 66123, 66125, 66126, 66127, 66128, 66129, 66130, 66131, 66132, 66133.


§ City of Saarbrücken on the map

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§ City of Saarbrücken phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Saarbrücken, use its telephone code 681. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 681, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 681 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 681 1234123.



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