Rantzau (Amt)

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Rantzau
Coat of arms of Rantzau
Coat of arms
Rantzau is located in Germany
Rantzau
Rantzau
Coordinates: 53°47′N 9°46′E / 53.783°N 9.767°E / 53.783; 9.767Coordinates: 53°47′N 9°46′E / 53.783°N 9.767°E / 53.783; 9.767
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictPinneberg
Government
 • AmtsvorsteherWilli Hachmann
Area
 • Total112.0 km2 (43.2 sq mi)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,658
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registrationPI
Websitewww.amt-rantzau.de

Rantzau is an Amt ("collective municipality") in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated around Barmstedt, which is the seat of the Amt, but not part of it. The Amt was named after the County of Rantzau, which existed between 1649 and 1864.

Subdivision[edit]

The Amt ("collective municipality") Rantzau consists of the following municipalities:

  1. Bevern
  2. Bilsen
  3. Bokholt-Hanredder
  4. Bullenkuhlen
  5. Ellerhoop
  6. Groß Offenseth-Aspern
  7. Heede
  8. Hemdingen
  9. Langeln
  10. Lutzhorn

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2016] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).