Krogaspe

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Krogaspe
Coat of arms of Krogaspe
Coat of arms
Location of Krogaspe within Rendsburg-Eckernförde district
Krogaspe in RD.png
Krogaspe is located in Germany
Krogaspe
Krogaspe
Krogaspe is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Krogaspe
Krogaspe
Coordinates: 54°7′N 9°55′E / 54.117°N 9.917°E / 54.117; 9.917Coordinates: 54°7′N 9°55′E / 54.117°N 9.917°E / 54.117; 9.917
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictRendsburg-Eckernförde
Municipal assoc.Nortorfer Land
Government
 • MayorNils Höfer (ADW)
Area
 • Total11.82 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total423
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24644
Dialling codes04392
Vehicle registrationRD
Websitewww.amt-nortorfer-
land.de

Krogaspe is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Krogaspe is located north west of Neumünster close to Autobahn A7 and county highway 205 to Rendsburg.

History[edit]

Krogaspe was first mentioned in 1200 AD. The meaning of name is remote corner village with aspen. It is an indication that Krogaspe was a medieval settlement surrounded by poplar aspen.

The municipality is located on the historic military and trade route Ossenweg. Thousands of cattle have been driven down this old path through Schleswig-Holstein south towards the river Elbe.

In 1979, retired farmer Hinrich Plambeck released a chronicle of Krogaspe.

Politics[edit]

The municipal council is made up of 5 seats for the voter coop ADW and 4 seats for the voter coop KWG.

Coat of Arms[edit]

blazon: „Three green Espen trees next to each other above the red colored gable end of a lower-saxon timber frame farm house on a silver background"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2017 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).