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
Government
 • Samtgemeinde-
bürgermeister
Walter Lampe (SPD)
Area
 • Total 43.63 km2 (16.85 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)
 • 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 former Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") in the district of Goslar, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It was situated in the western part of the Harz, approx. 15 km southwest of Goslar. Its seat was in the town Clausthal-Zellerfeld. It was disbanded in January 2015, when its member municipalities merged into the town Clausthal-Zellerfeld.

The Samtgemeinde Oberharz consisted of the following municipalities:

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