Aurich

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Aurich
Pedestrian zone in Aurich
Pedestrian zone in Aurich
Flag of Aurich
Coat of arms of Aurich
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
 • Mayor (2019–24) Horst Feddermann[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total197.21 km2 (76.14 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total42,268
 • Density210/km2 (560/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 (audio speaker iconGerman pronunciation ; East Frisian Low Saxon: Auerk, West Frisian: Auwerk, Saterland Frisian: Aurk) is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Aurich and is the second largest City in East Frisia, both in population, after Emden, and in area, after Wittmund.

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

Aurich is twinned with:[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Verzeichnis der direkt gewählten Bürgermeister/-innen und Landräte/Landrätinnen". Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. April 2021.
  2. Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.
  3. "Partnerstadt Appingedam". aurich.de (in German). Aurich. Archived from the original on 9 February 2021. Retrieved 4 February 2021.

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