Wöhrden

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Wöhrden
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Coat of arms of Wöhrden
Coat of arms
Location of Wöhrden within Dithmarschen district
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Wöhrden is located in Germany
Wöhrden
Wöhrden
Wöhrden is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Wöhrden
Wöhrden
Coordinates: 54°10′N 9°0′E / 54.167°N 9.000°E / 54.167; 9.000Coordinates: 54°10′N 9°0′E / 54.167°N 9.000°E / 54.167; 9.000
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictDithmarschen
Municipal assoc.KLG Heider Umland
Government
 • MayorPeter Schoof (CDU)
Area
 • Total21.77 km2 (8.41 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,247
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25797
Dialling codes04839
Vehicle registrationHEI
Websitewww.amt-heide-
land.de

Wöhrden is a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Heinrich Scheidemann, one of the greatest organ composers of the early Baroque, disciple of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and forerunner to J. S. Bach, was born in Wöhrden, in 1595.

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).