Wahlstedt

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Wahlstedt
Coat of arms of Wahlstedt
Coat of arms
Wahlstedt is located in Germany
Wahlstedt
Wahlstedt
Coordinates: 53°57′N 10°13′E / 53.950°N 10.217°E / 53.950; 10.217Coordinates: 53°57′N 10°13′E / 53.950°N 10.217°E / 53.950; 10.217
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Segeberg
Government
 • Mayor Sven Diedrichsen
Area
 • Total 15.74 km2 (6.08 sq mi)
Elevation 47 m (154 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 9,236
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23812
Dialling codes 04554
Vehicle registration SE
Website www.wahlstedt.de

Wahlstedt is a town in the district of Segeberg in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Geography[edit]

The town lies about 50 km north of Hamburg, 40 km south of Kiel and 30 km west of Lübeck. It is about seven kilometers west of Bad Segeberg on the edge of the Segeberg Forest.

Politics[edit]

After the 2003 election, the 19 seats of the Wahlstedt city council are filled by nine CDU members, eight SPD members, and two FDP members.

International relations[edit]

Wahlstedt is twinned with:

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the revision as of July 6, 2007 of the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.