Barmstedt

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Barmstedt
Coat of arms of Barmstedt
Coat of arms
Barmstedt   is located in Germany
Barmstedt
Barmstedt
Coordinates: 53°47′N 9°46′E / 53.783°N 9.767°E / 53.783; 9.767Coordinates: 53°47′N 9°46′E / 53.783°N 9.767°E / 53.783; 9.767
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Pinneberg
Government
 • Mayor Nils Hammermann
Area
 • Total 17.17 km2 (6.63 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,943
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25355
Dialling codes 04123
Vehicle registration PI
Website www.barmstedt.de

Barmstedt is a town in the district of Pinneberg, in the south of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 8 km northeast of Elmshorn, and 30 km northwest of Hamburg. It has approximately 9,500 inhabitants which makes it the smallest town in the Pinneberg district.

Culture[edit]

There were 133 shoemakers working in Barmstedt in 1839. Only one remains today, and it was in Barmstedt that the shoe retailer Gabor Shoes was founded. The ex German champion in unicycling, Peer Fischer, was born in Barmstedt.

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