Oberharz (Samtgemeinde)

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Oberharz
Coat of arms of Oberharz
Coat of arms
Oberharz is located in Germany
Oberharz
Oberharz
Coordinates: 51°48′11″N 10°19′58″E / 51.80306°N 10.33278°E / 51.80306; 10.33278Coordinates: 51°48′11″N 10°19′58″E / 51.80306°N 10.33278°E / 51.80306; 10.33278
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Goslar
Founded 1972
Subdivisions 4 municipalities
Government
 • Samtgemeinde-
bürgermeister
Walter Lampe (SPD)
Area
 • Total 43.63 km2 (16.85 sq mi)
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,769
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38678, 38707, 38709
Dialling codes 05323, 05328, 05329
Vehicle registration GS
Website www.samtgemeinde-
oberharz.de

Oberharz is a Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") in the district of Goslar, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the western part of the Harz, approx. 15 km southwest of Goslar. Its seat is in the town Clausthal-Zellerfeld.

The Samtgemeinde Oberharz consists of the following municipalities:

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