Wangerooge

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Wangerooge
Wangerooge from the air, approaching the island from the south
Wangerooge from the air, approaching the island from the south
Flag of Wangerooge
Coat of arms of Wangerooge
Location of Wangerooge within Friesland district
Wangerooge in FRI.svg
Wangerooge is located in Germany
Wangerooge
Wangerooge
Wangerooge is located in Lower Saxony
Wangerooge
Wangerooge
Coordinates: 53°47′27″N 7°53′57″E / 53.79083°N 7.89917°E / 53.79083; 7.89917Coordinates: 53°47′27″N 7°53′57″E / 53.79083°N 7.89917°E / 53.79083; 7.89917
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictFriesland
Government
 • Mayor (2018–23) Marcel Fangohr[1] (CDU)
Area
 • Total7.94 km2 (3.07 sq mi)
Highest elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Lowest elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,214
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26486
Dialling codes04469
Vehicle registrationFRI
Website

Wangerooge is one of the 32 Frisian Islands in the North Sea close to the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. It is also a municipality in Friesland in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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.