Aurich is a small city in the north of Germany, close to the North Sea. It is a quiet town with a population of just over 50,000, and is the capital of the Aurich district. The city is best known for its beautiful market square, which is surrounded by medieval houses and the Gothic Town Hall. The city is also home to the Aurich Palace, a Baroque palace which is now a museum. There are several other museums in the city, as well as a theatre and a few parks. The city is a great base for exploring the surrounding area, which is home to some beautiful countryside and some interesting towns and villages.