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Braunschweig
Kohlmarkt
Kohlmarkt
Flag of Braunschweig
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Coat of arms of Braunschweig
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Urban district
Founded 9th century
Elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • City 249,406
 • Metro
1,150,000
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
38100–38126
Dialling codes 0531, 05307, 05309
Vehicle registration BS
Website Braunschweig.de

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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