|Municipal assoc.||Bad Oldesloe-Land|
|• Mayor||Peter Lengfeld|
|• Total||26.47 km2 (10.22 sq mi)|
|Elevation||31 m (102 ft)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
The municipality was created on 1 January 1978 through the merging of two former municipalities, Tralau and Travenburg.
Of the fourteen seats in the municipal council, the Free Voter party AWGT has held seven seats since the local elections on 26 May 2013, the CDU four seats and the SPD three seats. The voter turnout was approximately 59%. The current mayor is Peter Lengfeld.
Coat of Arms
The blazon of the coat of arms of the municipality is as follows:
- Per bend sinister Gules and Azure, a bend sinister wavy Argent. In chief the facade of Nütschau Priory Argent, over all a bridge Argent.
The wavy ordinary in the coat of arms depicts the Trave, which separates the districts. The bridge connects the districts literally, and symbolically. The Nütschau Priory, a former manor of Heinrich Rantzau, is an outstanding feature of the municipality.
Economy and Infrastructure
Tralau lies directly on Bundesautobahn 21, which cuts north-south through the municipality.
Tralau lies in the middle of the municipality, to the northeast Sühlen, the east Schlamersdorf, southeast Nütschau, the south Vinzier, and west Neverstaven. Schlamersdorf and Sühlen are located east of the highway.
Culture and Attractions
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- "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2015] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
- Historical church directory for the Federal Republic of Germany. Name, limit and key number changes in communities, districts and administrative districts, 27. 5. 1970 to 31. 12. 1982, Stuttgart and Mainz: W. Kohlhammer GmbH, Federal Statistical Office, 1983, p. 187, ISBN 3-17-003263-1
- Kommunale Wappenrolle Schleswig-Holstein
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