Baltrum

Baltrum (Low German: Baltrum) is a barrier island off the coast of East Frisia (German: Ostfriesland), in Germany, and is a municipality in the district of Aurich, Lower Saxony. It is located in-between the chain of the seven inhabited East Frisian Islands. Baltrum is the smallest island in this chain by area and inhabitants. It has a land area of 6.5 square kilometres, and a population in (2011) of just over 500 resident inhabitants.

Baltrum
Aerial view of Baltrum from the west
Location of Baltrum within Aurich district
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Baltrum
Baltrum
Coordinates: 53°43′44″N 07°22′06″E
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAurich
Government
  Mayor (202025) Harm Olchers[1] (Ind.)
Area
  Total6.50 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
  Total599
  Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26579
Dialling codes04939
Vehicle registrationAUR
Websitewww.baltrum.de

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