Aurich

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Aurich
Coat of arms of Aurich
Aurich is located in Germany
Aurich
Coordinates 53°28′17″N 07°29′01″E / 53.47139°N 7.48361°E / 53.47139; 7.48361
Administration
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Aurich
Mayor Heinz-Werner Windhorst (Ind.)
Basic statistics
Area 197.21 km2 (76.14 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m  (13 ft)
Population 40,559  (30 June 2006)
 - Density 206 /km2 (533 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate AUR
Postal codes 26603 - 26607
Area code 04941
Website www.aurich.de

Aurich is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany. Aurich's history starts from the 1200s, when it was mentioned in a paper called the Brokmerbrief.