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East Frisian Islands

The East Frisian Islands (German: Ostfriesische Inseln) are a chain of islands in the North Sea, off the coast of Lower Saxony, Germany.

There are seven islands, from west to east: Borkum, Juist[?], Norderney[?], Baltrum[?], Langeoog[?], Spiekeroog[?] and Wangerooge[?]. Borkum belongs to the district of Leer; Juist, Norderney and Baltrum are parts of Aurich; Langeoog and Spiekeroog belong to Wittmund; and Wangerooge is part of Friesland.

Most of the islands don't allow cars. The exceptions are Borkum and Norderney, which are also the most crowded islands. There are no bridges connecting the mainland with the islands. Each island is accessible by ferry.

The islands and the surrounding sea are part of the Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park.

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