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Coat of arms of Norderstedt
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Norderstedt   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°42′23″N 10°0′37″E / 53.70639°N 10.01028°E / 53.70639; 10.01028Coordinates: 53°42′23″N 10°0′37″E / 53.70639°N 10.01028°E / 53.70639; 10.01028
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Kreis Segeberg
 • Mayor Hans-Joachim Grote (CDU)
 • Total 58.1 km2 (22.4 sq mi)
Elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 76,712
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 22844–22851
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration SE

Norderstedt is a city in Germany and part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region (Metropolregion Hamburg), the fifth largest city (with approximately 75,000 inhabitants) in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, belonging to the district (Kreis) Segeberg.


Norderstedt was created by the merger of four towns on 1 January 1970: the towns of Friedrichsgabe and Garstedt, both belonging to the district Pinneberg, and the towns of Glashütte and Harksheide, both belonging to the district Stormarn. The newly created city was assigned to the district Segeberg.


The city hall of Norderstedt is located at 53°42′29″N 9°59′37″E / 53.70806°N 9.99361°E / 53.70806; 9.99361. Norderstedt is the southernmost city of district Segeberg, bordering in the southeast on Hamburg and part of Hamburg agglomeration.

Transportation and Logistics[edit]

Norderstedt is served by the Autobahn (federal motorway) A7/E45 via exit number 21 Hamburg-Schnelsen-Nord (Norderstedt-Süd), located on Hamburg territory, in the south, and exit number 23 Quickborn in the north. Major thoroughfares are the Bundesstrassen (federal highways) B432 in west-east and B433 in north-south directions.

The closest airport is that of Hamburg (IATA airport code HAM), whose runway 33 extends across the state border into Norderstedt.

Norderstedt does not have a Deutsche Bahn railway station. A north-south railway service with small commuter trains runs between Ulzburg Süd in the north and Norderstedt Mitte in the south. Norderstedt Mitte is also the terminus of the Hamburg underground line U1. Travel time from Hamburg Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) to Norderstedt Mitte is 40 minutes. The other two stations of the U1 line are Richtweg and Garstedt.[2]

Norderstedt is covered by the postal codes 22844, 22846, 22848, 22850 and 22851. The UN LOCODE abbreviation for Norderstedt is DENOT.

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