town in Lower Saxony, Germany
biggest city in Lower Saxony, Germany
a regional transportation hub with buses departing for the ferryports of several East Frisian islands
Town in Lower Saxony, Germany
ferry to Norderney and Juist
town in the district of Friesland, in Lower Saxony, Germany
named for the Prussian ruler, this city used to be Germany's most important military harbor
chain of German islands in the North Sea
the large national park area stretches along the North Sea coast of East Frisia and Elbe-Weser Triangle between Ems and Elbe river estuaries.
East Frisia has a very large per-capita average consumption of tea: 300L/person/year, according to the New York Times. East Frisia is part of the historical homeland of the Frisians, which continues West into the Netherlands and North into Schleswig Holstein, where it is called North Frisia. While Frisian culture - especially their consumption of tea which is traditionally sweetened with rock sugar - is still alive and well in parts of East Frisia, it and especially the Frisian language has come under threat of assimilation since the late 19th century. East Frisia is largely a rural area and apart from the coastal destinations there is little of interest to most visitors, however the beaches and islands do draw millions of tourists (mostly Germans) every summer. East Frisia is also notable within Germany for Ostfriesenwitze ethnic jokes about East Frisians who are supposedly dimwitted and hillbilly-like.