Handewitt

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Handewitt
Flag of Handewitt
Flag
Coat of arms of Handewitt
Coat of arms
Location of Handewitt
within Schleswig-Flensburg district
Handewitt in SL.PNG
Handewitt is located in Germany
Handewitt
Handewitt
Handewitt is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Handewitt
Handewitt
Coordinates: 54°46′N 09°19′E / 54.767°N 9.317°E / 54.767; 9.317Coordinates: 54°46′N 09°19′E / 54.767°N 9.317°E / 54.767; 9.317
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictSchleswig-Flensburg
Government
 • MayorThomas Rasmussen
Area
 • Total77.73 km2 (30.01 sq mi)
Elevation
43 m (141 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,040
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24976, 24983
Dialling codes04608, 04630
Vehicle registrationSL
Websitewww.gemeinde-handewitt.de

Handewitt (Danish: Hanved) is a municipality in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated near the border with Denmark, approx. 7 km west of Flensburg.

Handball[edit]

The Handball-Bundesliga team SG Flensburg-Handewitt is extremely successful. It has won the EHF Cup in 1997, in 2001 and 2012 the EHF Cup Winners' Cup, DHB-Pokal in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2015, the German championship in 2004, 2018 and 2019, and 2014 the EHF Champions League.

Economy[edit]

Close to the A7 motorway, the shopping and commercial center Scandinavian Park is aimed primarily at customers from Scandinavia. It covers 125,000 m² and opened in 2006. One of the biggest companies is Dänisches Bettenlager, the German branch of Jysk, with its administration for about 1000 shops in Germany and Austria.

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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).