Place:Saarlouis, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany

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NameSaarlouis
Alt namesSaarlauternsource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 1040
Sarrelibresource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 797
TypeTown
Located inRheinland, Preußen, Germany
Also located inSaarlouis, Saarland, Germany     (1500 - )
Contained Places
Unknown
Bettingen
Düren
Limbach
Siersdorf
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Saarlouis is a city in the Saarland, Germany, capital of the district of Saarlouis. In 2006, the town had a population of 38,327. Saarlouis, as the name implies, is located at the river Saar. It was built as a fortress in 1680 and named after Louis XIV of France.

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