Kellinghusen (Amt)

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Kellinghausen
Coat of arms of Kellinghausen
Coat of arms
Kellinghausen  is located in Germany
Kellinghausen
Kellinghausen
Coordinates: 53°57′N 9°43′E / 53.950°N 9.717°E / 53.950; 9.717Coordinates: 53°57′N 9°43′E / 53.950°N 9.717°E / 53.950; 9.717
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Steinburg
Government
 • Amtsvorsteher Clemens Preine
Area
 • Total 195.74 km2 (75.58 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 22,376
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registration IZ
Website www.amt-kellinghausen.de

Kellinghusen is an Amt ("collective municipality") in the district of Steinburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Its seat is in Kellinghusen and in the Amt is situated the lesser-populated settlement of the nation, Wiedenborstel.

History[edit]

Before 1 January 2008, when it was joined by the (previously Amt-free) town Kellinghusen and the municipalities Hohenlockstedt and Lockstedt from the former Amt Hohenlockstedt, it was named Kellinghusen-Land.

Subdivision[edit]

The Amt Kellinghusen consists of the following municipalities (population in 2005 between brackets):

  1. Brokstedt (2,194)
  2. Fitzbek (386)
  3. Hennstedt (589)
  4. Hingstheide (68)
  5. Hohenlockstedt (6,175)
  6. Kellinghusen (7,934) [town]
  7. Lockstedt (173)
  8. Mühlenbarbek (335)
  9. Oeschebüttel (204)
  10. Poyenberg (410)
  11. Quarnstedt (437)
  12. Rade (95)
  13. Rosdorf (383)
  14. Sarlhusen (509)
  15. Störkathen (108)
  16. Wiedenborstel (5)
  17. Willenscharen (158)
  18. Wrist (2,514)
  19. Wulfsmoor (382)

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