Spiekeroog

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Spiekeroog
Aerial view of Spiekeroog from the west
Aerial view of Spiekeroog from the west
Coat of arms of Spiekeroog
Coat of arms
Location of Spiekeroog within Wittmund district
Spiekeroog in WTM.svg
Spiekeroog is located in Germany
Spiekeroog
Spiekeroog
Spiekeroog is located in Lower Saxony
Spiekeroog
Spiekeroog
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
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictWittmund
Government
 • MayorBernd Fiegenheim
Area
 • Total18.15 km2 (7.01 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total768
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
26474
Dialling codes0 49 76
Vehicle registrationWTM
Websitewww.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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2015 (Tabelle K1020014)