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The City of Erlangen in Germany (in German it’s Erlangen): brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population

§ Erlangen: brief information about the city

The City of Erlangen, in German Erlangen, with a population size of about 111'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 76 km2, the city is located in the western part of Germany in the federated state of Bavaria (The capital of the federated state is the City of Мюнхен). The population density of the city is 1'442 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Nuremberg metropolitan region, with a population size of 3.5 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Erlangen population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Erlangen versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 110'998 29'416
Number of men, people 55'200 14'446
Number of women, people 55'798 14'970
City area, km2 76 71
Population density, people per 1 km2 1'442 413

§ Erlangen local time

The City of Erlangen, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Erlangen is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Erlangen

The major postal code in the City of Erlangen is 91051 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 91052, 91054, 91056, 91058.


§ City of Erlangen on the map

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§ City of Erlangen phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Erlangen, use its telephone code 9131. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 9131, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 9131 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 9131 1234123.


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