Ottweiler

Ottweiler is a municipality, former seat of the district of Neunkirchen, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Blies, approx. 7 km north of Neunkirchen, and 25 km northeast of Saarbrücken.

Ottweiler
Town square with the Old Tower in the background

Coat of arms
Location of Ottweiler within Neunkirchen district
Ottweiler
Ottweiler
Coordinates: 49°22′N 7°10′E
CountryGermany
StateSaarland
DistrictNeunkirchen
Subdivisions5
Government
  MayorHolger Schäfer (CDU)
Area
  Total45.51 km2 (17.57 sq mi)
Elevation
268 m (879 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total14,358
  Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
66564
Dialling codes06824, 06858
Vehicle registrationNK
Websitewww.ottweiler.de

Culture

The town is notable for the Ottweiler porcelain.

The Ottweiler Brewing Company was founded in Ottweiler in 1873. It was moved to the Karlsberg Brewey in Homburg in 1983.[2]

References


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