Wiesmoor

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Wiesmoor
Ortseingang Wiesmoor msu.jpg
Flag of Wiesmoor
Coat of arms of Wiesmoor
Location of Wiesmoor within Aurich district
Wiesmoor in AUR.svg
Wiesmoor is located in Germany
Wiesmoor
Wiesmoor
Wiesmoor is located in Lower Saxony
Wiesmoor
Wiesmoor
Coordinates: 53°24′N 7°44′E / 53.400°N 7.733°E / 53.400; 7.733Coordinates: 53°24′N 7°44′E / 53.400°N 7.733°E / 53.400; 7.733
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAurich
Subdivisions8 districts
Government
 • Mayor (2021–26) Sven Lübbers[1] (Ind.)
Area
 • Total82.99 km2 (32.04 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total13,339
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26639
Dialling codes04944
Vehicle registrationAUR
Websitewww.wiesmoor.de

Wiesmoor is a town in Aurich in the northwest of Lower Saxony.

Geography[change | change source]

Wiesmoor is about 30 km inland from the North Sea in the North West of Germany in the centre of the historic district East Frisia. The city of Wiesmoor and its surroundings have a population of between 35,000 and 40,000 people.

The most South-Easterly community in the Landkreis of Aurich Wiesmoor is centrally within the East Frisian peninsula. The city is in the district Aurich. In the East, the city borders with the Friedeburg in Wittmund, in the south with Uplengen in Leer. West of Wiesmoor is the village of Großefehn is and to the North of that the city of Aurich, both in the district of Aurich.

The closest large cities to Wiesmoor are Wilhelmshaven (30 km to the North East), Oldenburg (45 km to the South East), Bremen (80 km to the South East) as well as the Dutch city of Groningen (80 km to the South West).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Direktwahlen in Niedersachsen vom 12. September 2021" (PDF). Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen. 13 October 2021.
  2. Landesamt für Statistik Niedersachsen, LSN-Online Regionaldatenbank, Tabelle A100001G: Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes, Stand 31. Dezember 2020.

Other websites[change | change source]