Merzig is the capital (29,745 inhabitants end 2018) of the district Merzig-Wadern, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Saar, south of Trier. The municipality Merzig was created in 1974 as part of the territorial reform in Saarland, consisting of the town of Merzig and 16 surrounding municipalities. Merzig postmarks were issued under the SAAR Administration in the 1920-1935 period. Historically in Prussian Trier province.
Postmarks in Germany
Postal codes 66651–66663
Postmarks in Sarre Saargebiet (1920-1935)
MERZIG as seen from a couple of 1934 Postcards.
Postmark of MERZIG (SAAR) DAS TOR ZUM ROMANTISCHEN SAARTAL which translates as MERZIG (SAAR) THE GATEWAY TO ROMANTIC SAAR VALLEY. The postcard was sent by a Swedish soldier to home with the fieldpost cancel of SVENSKA BATALJONEN SAAR the Swedish Battalion in Saar training in 1934.
Postmarks in German Empire
Postmarks in North German Confederation
Postmarks in Prussia Rheinland province
Kreis MERZIG used a Postal code 937, province of Trier.