Uetersen

German town in Schleswig-Holstein

Uetersen (IPA: [ˈyːtɐzən]) is a small city in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is about 7 kilometres (4.3 miles) south of Elmshorn, and 30 kilometres (19 miles) northwest of Hamburg. Uetersen is home to the Rosarium Uetersen, the oldest and largest rose garden in Northern Germany, created in 1929.

Uetersen
Uetersen Stadtwerkehaus.jpg
Flag of Uetersen
Coat of arms of Uetersen
Location of Uetersen within Pinneberg district
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Uetersen is located in Germany
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Uetersen
Uetersen is located in Schleswig-Holstein
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Coordinates: 53°41′14″N 9°40′9″E / 53.68722°N 9.66917°E / 53.68722; 9.66917Coordinates: 53°41′14″N 9°40′9″E / 53.68722°N 9.66917°E / 53.68722; 9.66917
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictPinneberg
Government
 • MayorAndrea Hansen
Area
 • Total11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Highest elevation
18 m (59 ft)
Lowest elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total18,595
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
25436
Dialling codes04122
Vehicle registrationPI
Websiteuetersen.de

Mathias Rust took off from Uetersen for his historic flight in 1987.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2020 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Uetersen at Wikimedia Commons