Wilhelmshaven

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Wilhelmshaven
2012-05-28 Fotoflug Cuxhaven Wilhelmshaven DSC 3909.jpg
Coat of arms of Wilhelmshaven
Coat of arms
Location of Wilhelmshaven
Wilhelmshaven is located in Germany
Wilhelmshaven
Wilhelmshaven
Wilhelmshaven is located in Lower Saxony
Wilhelmshaven
Wilhelmshaven
Coordinates: 53°31′0″N 8°8′0″E / 53.51667°N 8.13333°E / 53.51667; 8.13333Coordinates: 53°31′0″N 8°8′0″E / 53.51667°N 8.13333°E / 53.51667; 8.13333
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord MayorCarsten Feist
Area
 • Total107.07 km2 (41.34 sq mi)
Elevation
2 m (7 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[3]
 • Total75,995
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
26351–26389
Dialling codes04421, 04423, and 04425 (each partially)
Vehicle registrationWHV
Websitewww.wilhelmshaven.de

Wilhelmshaven is a coastal town in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is on the western side of the Jade Bight, a bay of the North Sea. It is Germany's main military port.

Twin towns – Sister cities[change | change source]

Wilhelmshaven is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.destatis.de/DE/ZahlenFakten/LaenderRegionen/Regionales/Gemeindeverzeichnis/Administrativ/Aktuell/05Staedte.html.
  2. "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.
  3. Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen, 102 Bevölkerung - Basis Zensus 2011, Stand 31. Dezember 2015 (Tabelle K1020014)
  4. "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2013-12-26.