Bad Lauterberg

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Bad Lauterberg
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 Göttingen
 • Mayor Thomas Gans (SPD)
 • Total 41.54 km2 (16.04 sq mi)
Elevation 296 m (971 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,596
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 37431
Dialling codes 05524
Vehicle registration GÖ, OHA

Bad Lauterberg is a town in the district of Göttingen, 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.


Town council[edit]

Town Council after the local elections on September 11, 2016:

  • CDU: 6 seats
  • Wählergruppe: 5 seats
  • SPD: 5 seats
  • BI: 2 seats
  • Bündnis 90/Die Grünen: 1 seats
  • NPD: 1 seat

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

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