Friedrichskoog

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Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog Galeriehollaendermuehle Vergissmeinnicht-01.jpg
Friedrichskoog is located in Germany
Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog
Location of Friedrichskoog within Dithmarschen district
Friedrichskoog in HEI.PNG
Coordinates: 54°1′N 8°55′E / 54.017°N 8.917°E / 54.017; 8.917Coordinates: 54°1′N 8°55′E / 54.017°N 8.917°E / 54.017; 8.917
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictDithmarschen
Municipal assoc.Marne-Nordsee
Government
 • MayorKarl Heinrich Thomsen
Area
 • Total53.96 km2 (20.83 sq mi)
Elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,541
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes25718
Dialling codes04854, 04856
Vehicle registrationHEI

Friedrichskoog is a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated near the outflow of the Elbe into the North Sea, approx. 25 km southwest of Heide, and 25 km northeast of Cuxhaven.

The municipality is located in and named after the polder (German: Koog), which was named in honour of King Frederick VII of Denmark.

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).