Rellingen

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Rellingen
Coat of arms of Rellingen
Coat of arms
Rellingen   is located in Germany
Rellingen
Rellingen
Coordinates: 53°39′N 9°49′E / 53.650°N 9.817°E / 53.650; 9.817Coordinates: 53°39′N 9°49′E / 53.650°N 9.817°E / 53.650; 9.817
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Pinneberg
Government
 • Mayor Anja Radtke
Area
 • Total 13.18 km2 (5.09 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,691
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25462
Dialling codes 04101
Vehicle registration PI
Website www.rellingen.de

Rellingen is a municipality in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 7 km east of Pinneberg, and 10 km northwest of Hamburg. Population as of December 31, 2007 is 13,746. The total land area are 13.19 km².

Transportation[edit]

Rellingen can be reached from Bundesautobahn 23. The Hamburg S-Bahn (line 3) and bus system (lines 185, 195, 295 and 395) are also connected to Rellingen.

Architecture[edit]

Rellingen is famous for its Lutheran church. The architect was Cai Dose. The previous church building was damaged badly during the Thirty Years War. It was rebuilt between 1754 and 1756 and was extended. The church has an octagonal shape and has a church tower which is leaning to one side.

Economy[edit]

The municipality of Pinneberg including Rellingen is famous for its tree nurseries. Other industries are manufacturing of electronic musical instruments (Yamaha), food and beverages and tourism.

Nature[edit]

The Krupunder Lake (Krupunder See) is located in Rellingen. The lake has been a swimming complex in the past. Until 1962 it was allowed to swim in the lake. The lake had a beach, changing rooms and some fast food outlets. The rivers Mühlenau and Pinnau are flowing through Rellingen.

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