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Zweibrücken Castle
Zweibrücken Castle
Coat of arms of Zweibrücken
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Urban district
Basic statistics
Area 70.64 km2 (27.27 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m  (984 ft)
Population 34,842  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 493 /km2 (1,277 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate ZW
Postal code 66482
Area code 06332

Zweibrücken is a town in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It is on the Schwarzbach river. About 34,000 people live there.

The name Zweibrücken means 'two bridges'. It is pronounced differently by different people. (German pronunciation: [ˈt͡svaɪˌbʁʏkn̩], French: Deux-Ponts [døpɔ̃], Palatinate German: Zweebrigge [ˈd͡sʋeːbʁɪgə]).

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