Garding

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Garding
Coat of arms of Garding
Coat of arms
Location of Garding within Nordfriesland district
Garding in NF.PNG
Garding is located in Germany
Garding
Garding
Garding is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Garding
Garding
Coordinates: 54°19′50″N 8°46′50″E / 54.33056°N 8.78056°E / 54.33056; 8.78056Coordinates: 54°19′50″N 8°46′50″E / 54.33056°N 8.78056°E / 54.33056; 8.78056
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictNordfriesland
Municipal assoc.Eiderstedt
Government
 • MayorAndrea Kummerscheidt (CDU)
Area
 • Total3.06 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,764
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25836
Dialling codes04862
Vehicle registrationNF
Websitewww.garding.de

Garding is a town in the district of Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It has a population of 2,700 (as of 2007). It is located in the Eiderstedt peninsula, and part of the Amt Eiderstedt.


Sons and daughters of the city[edit]

Theodor Mommsen
  • Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903), historian and Nobel laureate; Since 1895 honorary citizen of the city of Garding (permanent exhibition in the town hall)
  • Tycho Mommsen (1819-1900), writer and high school director
  • Richard Petersen (1865-1946), engineer, technical manager for the construction of the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn
  • Peter-Jürgen Boock (born 1951), writer and former member of the RAF

Connected with Garding[edit]

  • Knut Kiesewetter (born 1941), singer and musician, grew up in Garding.
  • Otto Beckmann (born 1945), painter, draftsman and graphic artist, rebuilt the mill "Emanuel" in Garding since 1971.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2018 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).