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 kilometres (16 miles) northwest of Trier and 50 kilometres (31 miles) northeast of Luxembourg city.

Bitburg
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Coat of arms of Bitburg
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
 • Total47.54 km2 (18.36 sq mi)
Elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,181
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
54634
Dialling codes06561
Vehicle registrationBIT
Websitewww.bitburg.de

The American Spangdahlem Air Base is nearby.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerungsstand 2020, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2021.

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