Aurich

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Aurich
Aurich town centre's pedestrian zone
Aurich town centre's pedestrian zone
Coat of arms of Aurich
Coat of arms
Aurich  is located in Germany
Aurich
Aurich
Location of Aurich within Aurich district
Aurich in AUR.svg
Coordinates: 53°28′17″N 07°29′01″E / 53.47139°N 7.48361°E / 53.47139; 7.48361Coordinates: 53°28′17″N 07°29′01″E / 53.47139°N 7.48361°E / 53.47139; 7.48361
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Aurich
Government
 • Mayor Heinz-Werner Windhorst (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 197.21 km2 (76.14 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 41,489
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 26603 - 26607
Dialling codes 04941
Vehicle registration AUR
Website www.aurich.de

Aurich (About this sound German pronunciation ; Low German: Auerk, West Frisian: Auwerk) is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. Aurich's history starts from the 1200s, when it was mentioned in a paper called the Brokmerbrief.

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