Esens is a municipality in the district of Wittmund, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated near the North Sea coast, approx. 14 km northwest of Wittmund, and 20 km northeast of Aurich.

Esens
Coat of arms of Esens
Coat of arms
Location of Esens within Wittmund district
WangeroogeWittmund (district)NiedersachsenSpiekeroogLangeoogBaltrumWilhelmshavenFriesland (district)Leer (district)Aurich (district)FriedeburgWittmundHoltgastEsensNeuharlingersielWerdumStedesdorfNenndorfEversmeerNeuschooBlombergDunumMoorwegUtarpOchtersumSchweindorfWesterholtEsens in WTM.svg
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Esens is located in Germany
Esens
Esens
Esens is located in Lower Saxony
Esens
Esens
Coordinates: 53°38′49″N 7°36′46″E / 53.64694°N 7.61278°E / 53.64694; 7.61278Coordinates: 53°38′49″N 7°36′46″E / 53.64694°N 7.61278°E / 53.64694; 7.61278
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictWittmund
Municipal assoc.Esens
Government
 • MayorKarin Emken[1]
Area
 • Total26.83 km2 (10.36 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,286
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
26427
Dialling codes04971
Vehicle registrationWTM
Websitewww.esens.de

Esens is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Esens.

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

 
Christian Everhard

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Esens at Wikimedia Commons