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German location
StateLower Saxony
DistrictKreisfreie Stadt
BrgermeisterGert Hoffmann
Governing partyCDU
Basic statistics
Area (km2)192.13
Elevation (m)75
Founded9th century
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateBS
Postal code38100 38126
Area code0531, 05307, 05309

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Braunschweig (-deˈbʁaʊnʃvaɪk; Low German: Brunswiek -dediaˈbrɔˑnsviːk; ), is a city of 247,400 people, located in the federal-state of Lower Saxony, Germany. It is located north of the Harz mountains at the farthest navigable point of the Oker river, which connects to the North Sea via the rivers Aller and Weser.

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