Oldenburg

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Oldenburg
Coat of arms of Oldenburg
Oldenburg is located in Germany
Oldenburg
Coordinates 53°08′38″N 8°12′50″E / 53.14389°N 8.21389°E / 53.14389; 8.21389
Administration
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
City subdivisions 42 Stadtteile (city parts) and 9 statistische Bezirke (statistical districts)
Lord Mayor Gerd Schwandner (Ind.)
Basic statistics
Area 102.96 km2 (39.75 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m  (13 ft)
Population 159,060  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,545 /km2 (4,001 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate OL
Postal codes 26001–26135
Area code 0441
Website www.oldenburg.de

Oldenburg is a city in the north of Germany, in the state of Lower Saxony. It was formerly the capital of the old Grand Duchy of Oldenburg.

It has about 160,000 inhabitants and a university.