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
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 210.380/km2 (544.881/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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