Hildesheim (district)

district in Lower Saxony, Germany

Hildesheim is a district (Landkreis) in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is surrounded by the districts of Hanover, Peine, Wolfenbüttel, Goslar, Northeim, Holzminden and Hamelin-Pyrmont.

Hildesheim
Coat of arms of Hildesheim
Lower Saxony HI.svg
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
CapitalHildesheim
Area
 • Total1,206 km2 (466 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total277,055
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationHI
Websitewww.landkreishildesheim.de

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