Epenwöhrden

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Epenwöhrden
Coat of arms of Epenwöhrden
Coat of arms
Epenwöhrden   is located in Germany
Epenwöhrden
Epenwöhrden
Coordinates: 54°7′N 9°3′E / 54.117°N 9.050°E / 54.117; 9.050Coordinates: 54°7′N 9°3′E / 54.117°N 9.050°E / 54.117; 9.050
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Dithmarschen
Municipal assoc. Mitteldithmarschen
Government
 • Mayor Reimer Hinrichs
Area
 • Total 13.52 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 757
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25704
Dialling codes 04832
Vehicle registration HEI
Website www.amt-meldorf-
land.de

Epenwöhrden is a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

History[edit]

Epenwöhrden, south of Hemmingstedt, was the venue of the Battle of Hemmingstedt. In 1500 the militia of the then Farmers' Republic of Ditmarsh, led by Wulf Isebrand, defeated an army of Hans, king of the Kalmar Union, composed of Jutes, Holsteiners, and Dutch mercenaries.

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