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Bitburg

municipality in Germany

Bitburg (German pronunciation: [ˈbɪtbʊʁk]; French: Bitbourg; Luxembourgish: Béibreg) is a city in Germany, in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate approximately 25 km (16 mi.) northwest of Trier and 50 km (31 mi.) northeast of Luxembourg city.

Bitburg
Bitburg.jpg
Coat of arms of Bitburg
Coat of arms
Location of Bitburg within Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm district
Bitburg in BIT.svg
Bitburg is located in Germany
Bitburg
Bitburg
Bitburg is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Bitburg
Bitburg
Coordinates: 49°58′N 06°32′E / 49.967°N 6.533°E / 49.967; 6.533Coordinates: 49°58′N 06°32′E / 49.967°N 6.533°E / 49.967; 6.533
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictEifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm
Government
 • MayorJoachim Kandels
Area
 • Total47.55 km2 (18.36 sq mi)
Elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total14,002
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
54634
Dialling codes06561
Vehicle registrationBIT
Websitewww.bitburg.de

The American Spangdahlem Air Base is nearby.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.

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