Saarbrucken is a Saar River (Moselle River) cruise port and city Saarland state (Germany), covering total area approx 167 km2 (65 ml2) and with population around 180,000 (metro over 700,000). Some of the closest river port cities are Trier, Luxembourg, Metz, Karlsruhe, Mannheim. City's public transport network connects Saarbrucken directly to Sarreguemines (France).
- Saarbrucken is state's capital and largest city, main commercial, cultural and administrative centre. It is located close to the France-Germany border.
- The city was created in 1909 as merger of 3 towns - St Johann, Malstatt-Burbach and Saarbrucken. It used to be the transport and industrial centre of Saar region's coal basin, producing mainly iron and steel, beer, sugar, pottery, machinery, construction materials, optical instruments. In the 20th century, Saarbrucken was twice separated from Germany - 1920–1935 (after WW1) and 1947–1956 (after WW2).
- Among city's main tourist attractions are stone bridge (built 1546), Saint Arnual church, Saarbrucken Castle, old town, St Johanner Markt (St John's Market). The city has around a dozen bridges across the river.
The Saarbrucken cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Saarbrucken, Germany.
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