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Coat of arms of Garding
Coat of arms
Garding   is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Nordfriesland
Municipal assoc. Eiderstedt
 • Mayor Andrea Kummerscheidt (CDU)
 • Total 3.06 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,597
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25836
Dialling codes 04862
Vehicle registration NF

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]