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Coat of arms of Bitburg
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm
Basic statistics
Area 47.54 km2 (18.36 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m  (1050 ft)
Population 12,942  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 272 /km2 (705 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate BIT
Postal code 54634
Area code 06561
Location of the town of Bitburg within Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm district

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.

The American Spangdahlem Air Base is nearby.

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