Oldenburg (city)

town in Lower Saxony, Germany
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Oldenburg (Low Saxon: Ollnborg, Low Saxon spelling: Ollenborg) is a city in the north of Germany, in the state of Lower Saxony. It was formerly the capital of the old Grand Duchy of Oldenburg.

Oldenburg
City centre of Oldenburg including St Lamberti Church
City centre of Oldenburg including St Lamberti Church
Flag of Oldenburg
Flag
Coat of arms of Oldenburg
Coat of arms
Location of Oldenburg (city)
Oldenburg is located in Germany
Oldenburg
Oldenburg
Oldenburg is located in Lower Saxony
Oldenburg
Oldenburg
Coordinates: 53°08′38″N 8°12′50″E / 53.14389°N 8.21389°E / 53.14389; 8.21389Coordinates: 53°08′38″N 8°12′50″E / 53.14389°N 8.21389°E / 53.14389; 8.21389
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictUrban district
Subdivisions33 boroughs, separated into nine census tracts
Government
 • Lord mayorJürgen Krogmann (since 2014) (SPD)
Area
 • Total102.96 km2 (39.75 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total163,830
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26001–26135
Dialling codes0441
Vehicle registrationOL
Websitewww.oldenburg.de

It has about 160,000 inhabitants and a university.

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