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|Land of the Federal Republic:||Lower Saxony|
|surface:||1.287, 28 km ²|
|inhabitants:||190.467 (30. September 2005)|
|Population density:||148 inhabitants for each km ²|
|circle keys:||03 4 52|
|circle arrangement:||24 municipalities|
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| Fischteicherweg 7-13|
|land advice:||Walter Theuerkauf (SPD)|
the district Aurich is in the extreme northwest of Lower Saxony and forms the center of the historical landscape East Frisia. It has in the west andThe north a coast along the North Sea. In the east it borders on the district joke mouth and in the south on the district empty as well as on the circle-free city Emden.
The district Aurich developed in its current expansion in the year 1977in the course of the local reform of Lower Saxony and from the former districts Aurich and the north were formed. For the circle seat Aurich was intended at that time. This very day occasionally (particularly in the local politics) clear separations between the former districts are to be observed. It becomesoccasionally still always spoken of the old circles Aurich and the north. The old circle Aurich covered the cities Aurich and pointing moorland after today's municipality organization, as well as the municipalities Südbrookmerland, Ihlow and Grossefehn, the old circle the north consisted of the other today's municipalities of the districtAurich (see list below). Further information is under district the north.
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Current composition of the Kreistages:
- SPD - 32 seats
- CDU - of 17 seats
- free voters- 6 seats
- alliance 90/Die the Green - 3 seats
- FDP - 1 seat
of cities and municipalities
(numbers of inhabitants of 30. June 2005)
integrated municipalities with their member municipalities
during the city Emden already 1854 from empty to the net of the Hannöver state railways one attached, the Prussian state railway extended this distance only 1883 after the district capital at that time Aurich. In Abelitz the line branched from itnorthward - Esens off.
The continuation to north dyke followed in the year 1892 and 1901 the connection of the outer harbour in Emden. Parallel to it 1902 furnished the urban streetcar Emden an electrical „Kleinbahn “from the city center to the outer harbour, to1953 operated.
End 19. Century made the Prussian small course law the development for the surface possible with narrow-gauge railways. From Aurich the distances of the circular path empty Aurich Wittmund GmbH (originally circular path Wittmund Aurich empty GmbH) led, at which three circles were involved, on the one hand 1899 after joke mouth(with the 1909 Ogenbargen - Esens - completed branching Bensersiel) and on the other hand 1900 over Grossefehn after empty.
At the same time the circular path Emden Pewsum Greetsiel of the circle Emden (later the circle the north) took up 1899 their enterprise.
The total net of 140 kmLength was reduced by 97 km to only 43 km:
- 1940 Ogenbargen - Middels Osterloog (- joke mouth) 3 km (meter pure)
- 1953: Aurich - Ogenbargen - Esens (- Bensersiel) 15 km (meter pure)
- 1956: Aurich Klb - Grossefehn - Bagband (-Empty) 22 km (meter pure)
- 1963: Emden Kreisbf - Pewsum - Greetsiel 23 km (meter pure)
- 1983: The north - Dornum - Roggenstede (- Esens) 21 km
- ???: Abelitz - George welfare - Aurich the AG
shipping company operated 13 km on the island JuistThe north Frisia starting from 1898 a horse course, whose courses were drawn already in the following year by a benzene locomotive.
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bunting country | Aurich | Braunschweig | Celle | Cloppenburg | Cuxhaven | Delmenhorst | Diepholz | Emden | Ems country | Friesland | GIF horn | Goettingen | Goslar | County Bentheim | Hameln Pyrmont | Region Hanover | Harburg | Helmstedt | Hildesheim | Holzminden | Empty | Lüchow Dannenberg | Lueneburg | Nienburg (Weser) | Northeim | Oldenburg | Oldenburg (Oldb) | Osnabrück (country) | Osnabrück (city) | Osterholz | Osterode at the resin | Peine | Red castle (Wümme) | Salt lattice | Foam castle | Soltau Fallingbostel | Stade | Uelzen | Vechta | Verden | Weser march | Wilhelmshaven | Joke mouth | Wolfenbüttel | Wolf castle