Braunschweig (Brunswick in English and French) is a city (252,768 inhabitants end 2015), located in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany, north of the Harz mountains at the farthest navigable point of the Oker river, which connects to the North Sea via the rivers Aller and Weser. A powerful and influential centre of commerce in medieval Germany, Braunschweig was a member of the Hanseatic League from the 13th until the 17th century, and the capital of the state of Brunswick until its disestablishment in 1946. Today, Braunschweig is the second largest city in Lower Saxony and a major centre of scientific research and development. Historically in the Duchy of Brunswick.
Braunschweig was the Reichspostdirektion for Postleitgebiet 20B located in the British Zone of Allied Occupied Germany.
Postmarks in Germany
Post codes 38100–38126.
Cards and Covers
Postmarks in Allied Occupation
Vermeidet RUNDFUNK STÖRUNGEN, BRAUNSCHWEIG 1 ab
Postmark in German Empire
Postmark in North German Confederation
Since 1 January 1868.
Postmarks of Brunswick Duchy
Used the codes 8 and 9 small (Station) or large (from 1863).