Gifhorn

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Gifhorn
Coat of arms of Gifhorn
Gifhorn is located in Germany
Gifhorn
Coordinates 52°29′19″N 10°32′47″E / 52.48861°N 10.54639°E / 52.48861; 10.54639
Administration
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Gifhorn
Town subdivisions 6 districts
Mayor Manfred Birth (Ind.)
Basic statistics
Area 104.86 km2 (40.49 sq mi)
Elevation 50 - 68 m
Population 42,143  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 402 /km2 (1,041 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate GF
Postal codes 38501–38510, 38516, 38518
Area code 05371
Website www.stadt-gifhorn.de

Gifhorn is a city in the German state of Lower Saxony.

It has about 43,000 inhabitants.