Konz is a town in the Trier-Saarburg
Trier-Saarburg is a district in the west of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Neighboring districts are Bitburg-Prüm, Bernkastel-Wittlich, Birkenfeld, Sankt Wendel , and Merzig-Wadern . To the west it borders Luxembourg...

 district, in Rhineland-Palatinate
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, Germany
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. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Saar
Saar River
The Saar is a river in northeastern France and western Germany, and a right tributary of the Moselle. It rises in the Vosges mountains on the border of Alsace and Lorraine and flows northwards into the Moselle near Trier. It has two headstreams , that both start near Mont Donon, the highest peak...

 and Moselle
Moselle River
The Moselle is a river flowing through France, Luxembourg, and Germany. It is a left tributary of the Rhine, joining the Rhine at Koblenz. A small part of Belgium is also drained by the Mosel through the Our....

, approx. 8 km southwest of Trier
Trier, historically called in English Treves is a city in Germany on the banks of the Moselle. It is the oldest city in Germany, founded in or before 16 BC....


Konz is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde
A Verbandsgemeinde is an administrative unit in the German Bundesländer of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt.-Rhineland-Palatinate:...

("collective municipality") Konz
Konz (Verbandsgemeinde)
Konz is a Verbandsgemeinde in the district Trier-Saarburg, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The seat of the Verbandsgemeinde is in Konz....

. The following villages are part of the municipality Konz:
  • Canet
  • Filzen
  • Hamm
  • Karthaus
  • Könen
  • Krettnach
  • Kommlingen
  • Niedermennig
  • Oberemmel
  • Obermennig
  • Roscheid


Locality December 2007 December 2008
Konz 12,193 12,238
Filzen 370 356
Hamm 106 111
Kommlingen 393 395
Könen 2304 2275
Krettnach 494 494
Niedermennig 858 870
Oberemmel 1627 1637
Obermennig 277 281

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