Saarburg is a town in the district of Trier-Saarburg in Rhineland-Palatinate and is located in the western part of the Saar-Hunsrück on the banks of the Saar and at the mouth of Leukbaches. Saarburg is the administrative headquarters of Verbandsgemeinde Saarburg, nationally recognized resort and is classified as a middle center in accordance with national planning.