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Braunschweig Kohlmarkt.jpg
Coat of arms of Braunschweig
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
Founded before 1031 (probably in the 9th century)
Subdivisions 20 Boroughs
 • Lord Mayor Gert Hoffmann (CDU)
 • Governing parties CDU / FDP
 • Total 192.13 km2 (74.18 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2005-12-31)
 • Total 245,895
 • Density 1,279.84/km2 (3,314.76/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38100 – 38126
Dialling codes 0531, 05307, 05309
Vehicle registration BS

Braunschweig (English: Brunswick) is a city in the north of Germany, in the state of Lower Saxony. It was probably founded in the 9th century. It has about 245,000 inhabitants and a technical university.

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