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Göttingen
Gänseliesel fountain and pedestrian zone
Gänseliesel fountain and pedestrian zone
Flag of Göttingen
Flag
Coat of arms of Göttingen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Göttingen
First mentioned 953
Elevation
150 m (490 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • Total 118,911
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
37001–37085
Dialling codes 0551
Vehicle registration
Website goettingen.de

Göttingen is a city in the centre of Germany, in the state of Lower Saxony. It has a population of about 129,000 people and one of the first universities in Germany. It was first mentioned in 992 AD.


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