Achterwehr

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Achterwehr
Coat of arms of Achterwehr
Coat of arms
Achterwehr is located in Germany
Achterwehr
Achterwehr
Location of Achterwehr within Rendsburg-Eckernförde district
Achterwehr in RD.png
Coordinates: 54°19′0″N 9°58′0″E / 54.31667°N 9.96667°E / 54.31667; 9.96667Coordinates: 54°19′0″N 9°58′0″E / 54.31667°N 9.96667°E / 54.31667; 9.96667
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictRendsburg-Eckernförde
Municipal assoc.Achterwehr
Government
 • MayorAnne Katrin Kittmann (SPD)
Area
 • Total15.65 km2 (6.04 sq mi)
Elevation29 m (95 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total996
 • Density64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes24239
Dialling codes04340
Vehicle registrationRD
Websitewww.amtachterwehr.de

Achterwehr is a municipality, located in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde in the German Bundesland of Schleswig-Holstein.

Achterwehr is situated 12 km west of Kiel and about 5 km south of the Kiel Canal (German: Nord-Ostsee-Kanal). The Autobahn 210 from Kiel to Rendsburg passes to the north of Achterwehr, and the river Eider crosses it.

Achterwehr is the seat of the Amt ("collective municipality") Achterwehr.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2016] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).