Oldenburg

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Oldenburg
Coat of arms of Oldenburg
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
Subdivisions 42 Stadtteile (city parts) and 9 statistische Bezirke (statistical districts)
Government
 • Lord Mayor Gerd Schwandner (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 102.96 km2 (39.75 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 163,830
 • Density 1,591.20/km2 (4,121.2/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.




  1. Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2015 (Tabelle K1020014)