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Dörpling   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 54°16′N 09°18′E / 54.267°N 9.300°E / 54.267; 9.300Coordinates: 54°16′N 09°18′E / 54.267°N 9.300°E / 54.267; 9.300
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Dithmarschen
Municipal assoc. KLG Eider
 • Mayor Volker Lorenzen
 • Total 7.82 km2 (3.02 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 603
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25794
Dialling codes 04803
Vehicle registration HEI
Website www.amt-eider.de

Dörpling, a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, was first mentioned in a document in 1320. Located 17 km north-east of Heide and 4 km east of Tellingstedt upon Eider, it has blurred boundaries with Pahlen. The ancient water mill - destroyed at the end of the 19th century - is said to have inspired a tale of writer Klaus Groth, and on of its most beloved citizens today is Erwin Grimm.


  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2013] (XLS-Datei) (Fortschreibung auf Basis des Zensus 2011)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German). 25 July 2013.