Eiderstedt (Amt)

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Eiderstedt
Coat of arms of Eiderstedt
Coat of arms
Eiderstedt is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Nordfriesland
Subdivisions 16 municipalities
Government
 • Amtsvorsteher Hans Wolff
Area
 • Total 248.97 km2 (96.13 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 11,004
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registration NF
Website www.amt-eiderstedt.de

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.

History[edit]

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

Subdivision[edit]

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[edit]

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]

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