Uetersen

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Uetersen
Coat of arms of Uetersen
Uetersen is located in Germany
Uetersen
Coordinates 53°41′14″N 09°40′09″E / 53.68722°N 9.66917°E / 53.68722; 9.66917
Administration
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Pinneberg
Mayor Wolfgang Wiech
Basic statistics
Area 11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m  (20 ft)
Population 17,866  (31 December 2005)
 - Density 1,563 /km2 (4,048 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate PI
Postal code 25436
Area code 04122
Website www.uetersen.de
Museum Uetersen

Uetersen (IPA: [ˈyːtɐzən]) is a small city in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approx. 7 km (4 miles) south of Elmshorn, and 30 km (18 miles) northwest of Hamburg. Uetersen is home to the Rosarium Uetersen, the oldest and largest rose garden in Northern Germany, created in 1929.

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

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