Salzgitter (DE)

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Salzgitter (pronunciation: [zalt͡sˈɡɪtɐ]; Eastphalian: Soltgitter) is an independent city (104,948 inhabitants end 2018) in southeast Lower Saxony, Germany, located between Hildesheim and Braunschweig. Salzgitter is one of the seven Oberzentren of Lower Saxony (roughly equivalent to a metropolitan area). With 223.92 km², its area is the largest in Lower Saxony and one of the largest in Germany. Salzgitter originated as a conglomeration of several small towns and villages, and is made up of 31 boroughs.

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Postmark in Unified-Germany

Postal codes 38226, 38228, 38229, 38239, 38259

Allied Occupied Germany Postmarks

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Postmark in German Empire

Postmark in North German Confederation

Since 1 January 1868.

Postmarks of the Duchy of Brunswick


The SALDER DC is used since 1851. The Postexpedition used the code 36, District of Wolfsbüttel.

36 within thin lines on a 1861 issue.
36 within thin lines on a 1863 issue.