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Coat of arms of Braunschweig
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
City subdivisions 19 boroughs
Basic statistics
Area 192.13 km2 (74.18 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m  (246 ft)
Population 250,556  (31 December 2011)
 - Density 1,304 /km2 (3,378 /sq mi)
 - Metro 1,150,000 
Founded 9th century
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate BS
Postal codes 38100–38126
Area codes 0531, 05307, 05309
Location of the city of Braunschweig within Lower Saxony

Braunschweig (English: Brunswick) is a city in the north of Germany, in the state of Lower Saxony. It was probably founded in the 9th century. It has about 245,000 inhabitants and a technical university.

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