Oldenburg

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Oldenburg
City centre of Oldenburg including St Lamberti Church
City centre of Oldenburg including St Lamberti Church
Coat of arms of Oldenburg
Coat of arms
Oldenburg   is located in Germany
Oldenburg
Oldenburg
Coordinates: 53°08′38″N 8°12′50″E / 53.14389°N 8.21389°E / 53.14389; 8.21389Coordinates: 53°08′38″N 8°12′50″E / 53.14389°N 8.21389°E / 53.14389; 8.21389
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Jürgen Krogmann (since 2014) (SPD)
Area
 • Total 102.96 km2 (39.75 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 163,830
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 26001–26135
Dialling codes 0441
Vehicle registration OL
Website www.oldenburg.de

Oldenburg is a city in the north of Germany, in the state of Lower Saxony. It was formerly the capital of the old Grand Duchy of Oldenburg.

It has about 160,000 inhabitants and a university.

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