Friesland (district)

district of Germany

Friesland is a district (Landkreis) in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Friesland
Flag of Friesland
Flag
Coat of arms of Friesland
Coat of arms
Country Germany
StateLower Saxony
CapitalJever
Area
 • Total608 km2 (235 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total97,900
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationFRI
Websitefriesland.de

In the east the district is bounded by the Jade Bight, a shallow bay of the North Sea. The island of Wangerooge, one of the East Frisian Islands, is a part of Friesland.

Cities and municipalitiesEdit

 
Towns and municipalities in Landkreis Friesland
Cities Municipalities
  1. Jever
  2. Schortens
  3. Varel
  1. Bockhorn
  2. Sande
  3. Haddien
  4. Hooksiel
  5. Hohenkirchen
  6. Horum
  7. Houmersiel
  8. Minsen
  9. Oldorf
  10. Schillig
  11. Waddewarden
  12. Wiarden
  13. Wangerooge
  14. Zetel

ReferencesEdit