Wöhrden

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Wöhrden
Woehrden Windmuehle Germania-02.jpg
Coat of arms of Wöhrden
Coat of arms
Wöhrden   is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Dithmarschen
Municipal assoc. KLG Heider Umland
Government
 • Mayor Peter Schoof (CDU)
Area
 • Total 21.77 km2 (8.41 sq mi)
Population (2014-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,262
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25797
Dialling codes 04839
Vehicle registration HEI
Website www.amt-heide-
land.de

Wöhrden is a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Heinrich Scheidemann, one of the greatests organ composers of the early Baroque, disciple of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and forerunner to J. S. Bach, was born in Wöhrden, in 1595.

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