Borkum is an island and municipality in the Leer District in Lower Saxony, northwestern Germany. It is the largest and westernmost of the East Frisian Islands in the North Sea.The islands and the surrounding sea are part of the Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park.
Things to See & Do
* Seals at Borkumriff beach
* Northern Beach
* The promenade
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 30.74 km²
Population – 5,190 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49
Travel Links - Borkum is served by ferries from Emden, Germany and Eemshaven, the Netherlands. Passengers get a free train ride between the harbour and the town of Borkum.
There is an air field in the Tüskendör area.