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
Location of Eiderstedt within Nordfriesland district
Eiderstedt
Eiderstedt
Coordinates: 54°20′N 08°47′E
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictNordfriesland
Subdivisions16 municipalities
Government
  AmtsvorsteherHans Wolff
Area
  Total248.97 km2 (96.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total11,421
  Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registrationNF
Websitewww.amt-eiderstedt.de

History

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

Subdivision

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 arms

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]

References

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