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The pouer station o the Volkswagen factory
The pouer station o the Volkswagen factory
Coat o airms o Wolfsburg
Coat o airms
Wolfsburg is locatit in Germany
Coordinates: 52°25′23″N 10°47′14″E / 52.42306°N 10.78722°E / 52.42306; 10.78722Coordinates: 52°25′23″N 10°47′14″E / 52.42306°N 10.78722°E / 52.42306; 10.78722
Kintra Germany
State Lawer Saxony
Destrict Urban destrict
Subdivisions 16 Ortschaften,
40 Stadtteile
 • Laird Mayor Klaus Mohrs (SPD)
 • Total 204.02 km2 (78.77 sq mi)
Elevation 63 m (207 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot 124,045
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 38400–38448
Diallin codes 05361, 05362, 05363, 05365, 05366, 05367, 05308
Vehicle registration WOB
Wabsteid www.Wolfsburg.de

Wolfsburg [ˈvɔlfsbʊʁk] is the fift lairgest ceety in the German state o Lawer Saxony. Locatit on the River Aller northeast o Braunschweig (Brunswick), it lees aboot 75 km (47 mi) east o Hanover an 230 km (143 mi) wast o Berlin.

In 2013, Wolfsburg rankit as the richest ceety in Germany wi per caipita income o $128,000, thanks tae its thrivin auto industry. Wolfsburg is famous as the location o the heidquairters o Volkswagen Group, an for bein ane o the few German ceeties built durin the first hauf o the 20t century. Frae its foundation on 1 Julie 1938 as a hame for wirkers producin the "KdF-Wagen" (VW Beetle) till 25 Mey 1945 the ceety wis cried "Stadt des KdF-Wagens bei Fallersleben". In 1972 the population first exceedit 100,000.

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The maist famous professional sports club in the toun is VfL Wolfsburg, a association fitbaa club that wis established in 1945. They wan the 2009 Fußball-Bundesliga. Ice hockey team EHC Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams, which syne 2007 haes made it tae a leadin position in the German ice-hockey league, is based in the toun an aw. The Volkswagen Challenger tennis tournament haes been held annually in the toun syne 1993 an aw.

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Wolfsburg is twinned wi the follaein touns:

Wolfsburg haes relationships wi the follaein Association Ceeties:

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