Braunschweig

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Braunschweig
Kohlmarkt
Kohlmarkt
Flag of Braunschweig
Flag
Coat of arms of Braunschweig
Coat of arms
Braunschweig is located in Germany
Braunschweig
Braunschweig
Location of Braunschweig within Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony BS.svg
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
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
Founded 9th century
Government
 • Lord Mayor Ulrich Markurth (SPD)
Area
 • City 192.13 km2 (74.18 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[2]
 • City 251,364
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,150,000[1]
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38100–38126
Dialling codes 0531, 05307, 05309
Vehicle registration BS
Website Braunschweig.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)