Schwesing

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Schwesing
The church in Schwesing
The church in Schwesing
Schwesing   is located in Germany
Schwesing
Schwesing
Coordinates: 54°30′N 9°8′E / 54.500°N 9.133°E / 54.500; 9.133Coordinates: 54°30′N 9°8′E / 54.500°N 9.133°E / 54.500; 9.133
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Nordfriesland
Municipal assoc. Viöl
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Sokoll
Area
 • Total 15.63 km2 (6.03 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 907
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25813
Dialling codes 04841
Vehicle registration NF
Website www.amt-vioel.de

Schwesing (Danish: Svesing, North Frisian: Swiasing) is a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

History[edit]

Memorial site at the concentration camp

From September 25, 1944 until December 11, 1944 a concentration camp was established near Glasau.[2] It was a subcamp to the Neuengamme concentration camp.

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