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Neuendorf-Sachsenbande
The lowest point in Germany. The small black line at the bottom of the placard marked "NN" is sea level.
The lowest point in Germany. The small black line at the bottom of the placard marked "NN" is sea level.
Coat of arms of Neuendorf-Sachsenbande
Location of Neuendorf-Sachsenbande within Steinburg district
Neuendorf-Sachsenbande in IZ.png
Neuendorf-Sachsenbande is located in Germany
Neuendorf-Sachsenbande
Neuendorf-Sachsenbande
Neuendorf-Sachsenbande is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Neuendorf-Sachsenbande
Neuendorf-Sachsenbande
Coordinates: 53°57′45″N 09°20′00″E / 53.96250°N 9.33333°E / 53.96250; 9.33333Coordinates: 53°57′45″N 09°20′00″E / 53.96250°N 9.33333°E / 53.96250; 9.33333
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictSteinburg
Municipal assoc.Wilstermarsch
Government
 • MayorJens Tiedemann
Area
 • Total19.31 km2 (7.46 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total436
 • Density23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
25554
Dialling codes04823
Vehicle registrationIZ
Website[1]

Neuendorf-Sachsenbande is a municipality in Wilstermarsch, in the district of Steinburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The town is notable for containing the lowest accessible point in Germany, which is 3.54 m (11.61 ft) below sea level.[2]

History

The history of the town only dates back to April 15, 2003, when the town was formed from the merger of the municipalities of Neuendorf bei Wilster and Sachsenbande to the municipality of Bredensee. This new agglomeration was renamed Neuendorf-Sachsenbande.

Economy

The land making up the municipality is mainly rural and involved in agriculture, but local registries indicate 30 small businesses in the municipality.

Politics

The local council counts one member of the SPD, five members of the CDU, five Independents. The design of the coat of arms symbolizes several of the local geographic in political realities, such as the recent consolidation of the cities, the nationally prominent topographical depression, and the small river, the Wilster Au, which flows through the municipality.

References

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2020 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  2. ^ "Geografie" (PDF). Statistische Jahrbuch Schleswig-Holstein (in German). Hamburg: Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein. 2019/2020: 307. 2020. ISSN 0487-6423. Retrieved 2020-09-08.