Coordinates: 53°42′23″N 10°0′37″E / 53.70639°N 10.01028°E / 53.70639; 10.01028
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The central bus station of the city
The central bus station of the city
Coat of arms of Norderstedt
Location of Norderstedt within Kreis Segeberg district
Norderstedt is located in Germany
Norderstedt is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Coordinates: 53°42′23″N 10°0′37″E / 53.70639°N 10.01028°E / 53.70639; 10.01028
DistrictKreis Segeberg
SubdivisionsGarstedt, Harksheide, Friedrichsgabe, Glashütte, Mitte
 • MayorElke Christina Roeder (SPD)
 • Total58.1 km2 (22.4 sq mi)
36 m (118 ft)
 • Total79,155
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
Dialling codes040
Vehicle registrationSE

Norderstedt is the largest city in the Segeberg district. It is the fourth-largest city in Schleswig-Holstein. It is also known for being very close to Hamburg, the second-largest city in Germany. The city was created in 1970 with the unification of smaller towns. The most known person from Norderstedt is Uwe Seeler, a footballer.

History[change | change source]

Norderstedt was formed with the unification of the towns Friedrichsgabe, Garstedt, Glashütte and Harksheide on 1 January 1970.[2]

Transport[change | change source]

Hamburg's train line U1 has multiple stations in the city. Norderstedt Mitte, Richtweg and Garstedt. Norderstedt also has its own train line, the Alster Northern Railway. It stops at the stations Norderstedt Mitte, Moorbekhalle, Friedrichsgabe, Quickborner Straße, Haslohfurth,Meeschensee and Ulzburg Süd. Ulzburg Süd is not in Norderstedt, but still is part of the line.

The Bundesautobahn 7 also goes through the city.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2020 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  2. Norderstedt, Stadt. "Stadtgeschichte". Stadt Norderstedt (in German). Retrieved 2024-02-23.

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