Braunschweig

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Braunschweig
Brunswick
Kohlmarkt
Kohlmarkt
Flag of Braunschweig Brunswick
Coat of arms of Braunschweig Brunswick
Location of Braunschweig
Brunswick within Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony BS.svg
Braunschweig Brunswick is located in Germany
Braunschweig Brunswick
Braunschweig
Brunswick
Braunschweig Brunswick is located in Lower Saxony
Braunschweig Brunswick
Braunschweig
Brunswick
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
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • City248,561
 • 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
Websitewww.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. About 245,000 people live there. It has a technical university.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Regionales Energiekonzept für den Großraum Braunschweig" (PDF). Zgb.de. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  2. Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.
  3. "Bevölkerungsfortschreibung" Archived 2016-02-06 at the Wayback Machine. Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen. December 31, 2011. Accessed August 5, 2012. (in German)

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