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Saarlouis

(zär'lo͞o`ē), Fr. Sarrelouis, city (1994 pop. 38,347), Saarland, SW Germany, on the Saar River near the French border. It is a commercial and industrial center. Manufactures include steel, furniture, tobacco products, and bells. Coal is mined in the area. Founded (1680) by Louis XIV, for whom it was named, Saarlouis was fortified (1680–85) by Vauban and became a major French frontier fortress. It was awarded (1815) to Prussia at the Congress of Vienna. As part of the Saar Territory (see SaarlandSaarland
, state (1994 pop. 1,080,000), 991 sq mi (2,567 sq km), SW Germany; formerly called the Saar or the Saar Territory. Saarbrücken is the capital; other cities include Völklingen, Saarlouis, and Sankt Ingbert.
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), it was administered by France from 1919 to 1935 and from 1945 to 1957. From 1935 to 1945 the city was known as Saarlautern. Marshal Ney of France was born there in 1769.
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In addition, Ford is implementing shift reductions at its assembly plants in Saarlouis, Germany, and Valencia, Spain, as well as a more streamlined management structure and marketing and sales operations.
Beyond the layoffs at its plants, Ford said it will also reduce shifts at its Saarlouis, Germany, and Valencia, Spain, assembly plants.
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The last model will be rolled out of the automaker's factory in Saarlouis, Germany.
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The Administrative Court in Saarlouis, in the federal state of Saarland, ruled last week that refugees in Bulgaria were faced with the risk to remain homeless in the streets and were practically left without medical care, according to Deutsche Welle.
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