Norderney

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Norderney
Aerial view of Norderney from the west
Aerial view of Norderney from the west
Flag of Norderney
Coat of arms of Norderney
Location of Norderney within Aurich district
Norderney in AUR.svg
Norderney is located in Germany
Norderney
Norderney
Norderney is located in Lower Saxony
Norderney
Norderney
Coordinates: 53°42′26″N 07°08′49″E / 53.70722°N 7.14694°E / 53.70722; 7.14694Coordinates: 53°42′26″N 07°08′49″E / 53.70722°N 7.14694°E / 53.70722; 7.14694
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAurich
Subdivisions2 Ortsteile Fischerhafen, Nordhelmsiedlung
Government
 • Mayor (2019–24) Frank Ulrichs[1]
Area
 • Total26.3 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total6,032
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26548
Dialling codes04932
Vehicle registrationAUR, NOR
Websitewww.norderney.de
Norderney as seen from space
The Conversationshaus (2010)

Norderney is one of the East Frisian Islands off the North Sea coast of Germany. It belongs to the municipality of the district of Aurich in Lower Saxony.

Geography[change | change source]

The island has a total area of 26.3 square kilometres (10.2 sq mi) and making it the ninth-largest island in Germany. It has about 6,000 people. On the northern side of the island is a 14-kilometre (8.7 mi) long sandy beach.

The neighbouring island to the east is Baltrum, which is about 800m away. To the west is the island of Juist, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) away.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Verzeichnis der direkt gewählten Bürgermeister/-innen und Landräte/Landrätinnen". Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. April 2021.
  2. Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.

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