Eiderstedt (Amt)

Eiderstedt (German: Eiderstedt; Danish: Ejdersted; North Frisian: Ääderstää) is an Amt ("collective municipality") in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The Amt covers the peninsula of Eiderstedt, excepted for the town of Tönning.

Eiderstedt
Coat of arms of Eiderstedt
Coat of arms
Location of Eiderstedt within Nordfriesland district
Amt Eiderstedt in NF.PNG
Eiderstedt is located in Germany
Eiderstedt
Eiderstedt
Eiderstedt is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Eiderstedt
Eiderstedt
Coordinates: 54°20′N 08°47′E / 54.333°N 8.783°E / 54.333; 8.783Coordinates: 54°20′N 08°47′E / 54.333°N 8.783°E / 54.333; 8.783
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictNordfriesland
Subdivisions16 municipalities
Government
 • AmtsvorsteherHans Wolff
Area
 • Total248.97 km2 (96.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,373
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registrationNF
Websitewww.amt-eiderstedt.de

HistoryEdit

On January 1, 2008, the independent municipality of Sankt Peter-Ording became part of the Amt.

SubdivisionEdit

The Amt Eiderstedt consists of the following municipalities (population in 2005 between brackets):

  1. Garding (2,664) [town]
  2. Garding, Kirchspiel (344)
  3. Grothusenkoog (20)
  4. Katharinenheerd (173)
  5. Kotzenbüll (236)
  6. Norderfriedrichskoog (44)
  7. Oldenswort (1,282)
  8. Osterhever (246)
  9. Poppenbüll (179)
  10. Sankt Peter-Ording (4,177)
  11. Tating (990)
  12. Tetenbüll (610)
  13. Tümlauer-Koog (100)
  14. Vollerwiek (224)
  15. Welt (214)
  16. Westerhever (129)

Coat of armsEdit

The coat of arms displays a golden ship on a blue background with 3 sails in which are drawn, in red, a leopard, a cow and a fish.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2019 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  2. ^ (in German) Blazon description and infos on schleswig-holstein.de[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit