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Coat of arms of Uetersen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Pinneberg
 • Mayor Wolfgang Wiech
 • Total 11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 18,272
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25436
Dialling codes 04122
Vehicle registration PI
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.

People[change | change source]

  1. "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2016] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).