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Aerial view of Spiekeroog from the west
Aerial view of Spiekeroog from the west
Coat of arms of Spiekeroog
Coat of arms
Spiekeroog   is located in Germany
Location of Spiekeroog within Wittmund district
Spiekeroog in WTM.svg
Coordinates: 53°46′19″N 7°41′49″E / 53.77194°N 7.69694°E / 53.77194; 7.69694Coordinates: 53°46′19″N 7°41′49″E / 53.77194°N 7.69694°E / 53.77194; 7.69694
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Wittmund
 • Mayor Bernd Fiegenheim
 • Total 18.25 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 768
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 26474
Dialling codes 0 49 76
Vehicle registration WTM
Website www.spiekeroog.de

Spiekeroog is one of the East Frisian Islands, off the North Sea coast of Germany. It is between Langeoog to its west and Wangerooge to its east. The island belongs to the municipality of the district of Wittmund, in Lower Saxony, Germany. The only village on the island is also called Spiekeroog.

Spiekeroog covers an area of 18.25 km², the shortest distance to the land is 5.7 km. The island is - with the exception of fire and rescue vehicles - free of cars. A daily ferry service with the harbour of Neuharlingersiel connects the island with the German mainland.

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