Harz (Landkreis Goslar)

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Harz   is located in Germany
Location of Harz (Landkreis Goslar) within Goslar district
Harz (Landkreis Goslar) in GS.svg
Coordinates: 51°47′N 10°25′E / 51.783°N 10.417°E / 51.783; 10.417Coordinates: 51°47′N 10°25′E / 51.783°N 10.417°E / 51.783; 10.417
Country Germany
State Lower Saxony
District Goslar
 • Total 371.56 km2 (143.46 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 0
 • Density 0.0/km2 (0.0/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)

Harz is an unincorporated area in the German district of Goslar.

The uninhabited area is located in the Upper Harz (Lower Saxony). With a size of 371.76 km² (31 December 2006), it is the largest unincorporated area in Germany. Although there are no residents reported, it carries administrative reasons, the Community Identification Number is 03 1 53 504. The area extends over large parts of the Upper Harz, from Seesen/Langelsheim in the northwest to Hohegeiß in the south of the district of Goslar. The unincorporated area Harz in the district of Goslar has many enclaves: Thus, the districts Wildemann and Altenau-Schulenberg in the Upper Harz of the mountain and university town Clausthal-Zellerfeld, the Braunlage district of Sankt Andreasberg and other settlements (mostly restaurants) are completely included.

The administration of the community-free area is incumbent on the Lower Saxony Forestry Office Clausthal,[2] which also takes from some quarries business taxes and in cases of civil status the corresponding certificate (birth certificate, death certificate) issues. It also provides security and order.


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