town and a municipality in Saarland, Germany
Neunkirchen is a town-municipality in Saarland, Germany. It is the capital (Kreisstadt) of Neunkirchen District.
It had about 46,000 people in 2016.
Neunkirchen lies at an altitude of 252 m, on the Blies river, and about 20 km northeast of Saarbrücken.
It is the biggest settlement of Saarland after Saarbrücken.
- Erich Honecker (1912-1994), East German leader
- Stefan Kuntz (b. 1962), footballer