Wittmund (district)

district in Lower Saxony, Germany

Wittmund is a Landkreis (district) in the northwestern part of Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in East Frisia, on the North Sea coast.

Wittmund
Flag of Wittmund
Flag
Coat of arms of Wittmund
Coat of arms
Country Germany
StateLower Saxony
CapitalWittmund
Area
 • Total656.65 km2 (253.53 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total57,173
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationWTM
Websitelandkreis.wittmund.de/

The district contains part of the Wadden Sea and of the Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park. The islands of Langeoog and Spiekeroog, both belonging to the East Frisian Islands, are part of this district.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

 
Towns and municipalities in Landkreis Wittmund
Towns Samtgemeinden
  1. Wittmund


Free municipalities

  1. Friedeburg
  2. Langeoog
  3. Spiekeroog
  1. Dunum
  2. Esens1, 2
  3. Holtgast
  4. Moorweg
  5. Neuharlingersiel
  6. Stedesdorf
  7. Werdum
  1. Blomberg
  2. Eversmeer
  3. Nenndorf
  4. Neuschoo
  5. Ochtersum
  6. Schweindorf
  7. Utarp
  8. Westerholt1
1seat of the Samtgemeinde; 2town

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 53°35′N 7°45′E / 53.58°N 7.75°E / 53.58; 7.75