Braunschweig

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Braunschweig
Kohlmarkt
Kohlmarkt
Flag of Braunschweig
Flag
Coat of arms of Braunschweig
Coat of arms
Location of Braunschweig within Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony BS.svg
Braunschweig is located in Germany
Braunschweig
Braunschweig
Braunschweig is located in Lower Saxony
Braunschweig
Braunschweig
Coordinates: 52°16′N 10°31′E / 52.267°N 10.517°E / 52.267; 10.517Coordinates: 52°16′N 10°31′E / 52.267°N 10.517°E / 52.267; 10.517
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictUrban district
Founded9th century
Subdivisions19 boroughs
Government
 • Lord mayorUlrich Markurth (SPD)
Area
 • City192.13 km2 (74.18 sq mi)
Elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • City251,364
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,150,000[1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
38100–38126
Dialling codes0531, 05307, 05309
Vehicle registrationBS
WebsiteBraunschweig.de

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Regionales Energiekonzept für den Großraum Braunschweig" (PDF). Zgb.de. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  2. Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2015 (Tabelle K1020014)
  3. Cite error: The named reference population_LSKN was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).