Bad Lauterberg

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Bad Lauterberg
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Coat of arms of Bad Lauterberg
Coat of arms
Bad Lauterberg is located in Germany
Bad Lauterberg
Bad Lauterberg
Coordinates: 51°37′54″N 10°28′14″E / 51.63167°N 10.47056°E / 51.63167; 10.47056Coordinates: 51°37′54″N 10°28′14″E / 51.63167°N 10.47056°E / 51.63167; 10.47056
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Osterode am Harz
Subdivisions 4 districts
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Gans (SPD)
Area
 • Total 41.54 km2 (16.04 sq mi)
Elevation 296 m (971 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,919
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 37431
Dialling codes 05524
Vehicle registration OHA
Website www.badlauterberg.de

Bad Lauterberg is a town in the district of Osterode, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the southern Harz, approx. 15 km southwest of Braunlage, and 20 km southeast of Osterode am Harz.

Bad Lauterberg is known inter alia for the liqueurs, Schierker Feuerstein and Harzer Grubenlicht, which are both manufactured and bottled here.

Bad Lauterberg was the birthplace (1879) of the Polar explorer Alfred Ritscher.

Politics[edit]

City council[edit]

City council after the local elections on September 10, 2006:

City Council after the local elections on September 11, 2011:

  • SPD: 9 seats
  • CDU: 9 seats
  • BI: 3 seats
  • Bündnis 90/Die Grünen: 2 seats
  • NPD: 1 seat

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