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
Location of Aurich within Aurich district
Aurich in AUR.svg
Aurich is located in Germany
Aurich
Aurich
Aurich is located in Lower Saxony
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
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAurich
Government
 • MayorHeinz-Werner Windhorst (Ind.)
Area
 • Total197.21 km2 (76.14 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total41,489
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26603 - 26607
Dialling codes04941
Vehicle registrationAUR
Websitewww.aurich.de

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

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