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Saarland

(Encyclopedia)Saarland zärˈlänt, state (1994 pop. 1,080,000), 991 sq mi (2,567 sq km), SW Germany; formerly called the Saar or the Saar Territory. Saarbrücken is the capital; other cities include Völklingen, S...

Sarre

(Encyclopedia)Sarre: see Saar, river; Saarland. ...

Saarlouis

(Encyclopedia)Saarlouis zärˌlo͞oˈē [key], Fr. Sarrelouis, city (1994 pop. 38,347), Saarland, SW Germany, on the Saar River near the French border. It is a commercial and industrial center. Manufactures include...

Saarbrücken

(Encyclopedia)Saarbrücken zärˌbrükˈən [key], Fr. Sarrebruck, city (1994 pop. 190,902), capital of Saarland, W Germany, on the Saar River near the French border. It is the leading industrial center of the Saar...

Neunkirchen, city, Germany

(Encyclopedia)Neunkirchen, city (1994 pop. 51,997), Saarland, SW Germany. Industries include metalworking; coal mining was important until 1968. Neunkirchen was first mentioned in the 13th cent. ...

Sulzbach

(Encyclopedia)Sulzbach zo͝oltsˈbäkh [key], city (1994 pop. 20,038), Saarland, SW Germany; chartered 1946. It was formerly an industrial center of the Saar coal basin. ...

Paris Pacts

(Encyclopedia)Paris Pacts, four international agreements signed in Paris on Oct. 23, 1954, to establish a new international status for West Germany. Since the end of World War II, West Germany had been occupied by ...

Saar, river, France and Germany

(Encyclopedia)Saar zär [key], Fr. Sarre, river, c.150 mi (240 km) long, rising in the Vosges Mts., NE France, and flowing N past Sarrebourg and Sarreguemines. It enters Saarland, W Germany, and continues NW past S...

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