The peninsula is 900 metres wide at its narrowest point, and its highest elevation is found in the east of the peninsula at a height of Palmer Ort. The Zudar also has the southernmost point of Rügen, the
Until 12 June 2004 the municipality of Zudar that lies on the peninsula was independent. From that date it was incorporated into the borough of Garz. This also affected the former Zudar parishes of Freudenberg, Foßberg, Glewitz, Grabow, Losentitz, Maltzien, Poppelvitz and Zicker.
- St. Laurence's Church (St.-Laurentius-Kirche)
- 1963 farmworkers' houses (Landarbeiterhäuser)
The Glewitz Ferry – the second most important link between Rügen and the mainland after the fixed Strelasund Bridge – runs between Stahlbrode and the Zudar.