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German location
StateLower Saxony
DistrictKreisfreie Stadt
BrgermeisterGerd Schwandner
Basic statistics
Area (km2)102.96
Elevation (m)4
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateOL
Postal code26001 26135
Area code0441

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Oldenburg (Low German: Ollnborg) is an independent city in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the western part of the state between the cities of Bremen and Groningen, Netherlands, at the Hunte river. It has a population of 160,279 (as of 2008) which makes it the fourth biggest city in Lower Saxony after Hanover, Braunschweig and Osnabrück. In German, the city is known officially as Oldenburg (Oldenburg) or Oldenburg (Oldb) to distinguish it from Oldenburg in Holstein.

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