Norderstedt - Wikipedia
Norderstedt is a city in Germany and part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region (Metropolregion Hamburg), the fifth largest city (with approximately 80,000 inhabitants) in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, belonging to the district Segeberg.

Danish customs house from 1840

Coat of arms
Location of Norderstedt within Kreis Segeberg district

Coordinates: 53°42′23″N 10°0′37″E
DistrictKreis Segeberg
SubdivisionsGarstedt, Harksheide, Friedrichsgabe, Glashütte, Mitte
 • MayorElke Christina Roeder (SPD)
 • Total58.1 km2 (22.4 sq mi)
Elevation36 m (118 ft)
Population (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total79,357
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes22844–22851
Dialling codes040
Vehicle registrationSE
Norderstedt was created by the merger of four villages on 1 January 1970: the villages of Friedrichsgabe and Garstedt, both belonging to the district Pinneberg, and the villages of Glashütte and Harksheide, both belonging to the district Stormarn. The newly created city was assigned to the district Segeberg.
The city hall of Norderstedt is located at 53°42′29″N 9°59′37″E. Norderstedt is the southernmost city of district Segeberg, bordering with Hamburg in the southeast and forms part of Hamburg agglomeration.
Transport and logistics
Norderstedt is served by the Autobahn (federal motorway) A7/E45 via exit number 23 Hamburg-Schnelsen-Nord (Norderstedt-Süd), located on Hamburg territory, in the south, and exit number 21 Quickborn in the north. Major thoroughfares are the federal highways B432 in west-east and B433 in north-south directions.
The closest airport is that of Hamburg (IATA airport code HAM), whose runway 33 extends across the state border into Norderstedt.
Norderstedt does not have a Deutsche Bahn railway station. A north-south railway service with small commuter trains runs between Ulzburg Süd in the north and Norderstedt Mitte in the south. Norderstedt Mitte is also the terminus of the Hamburg underground line U1. Travel time from Hamburg Central Station to Norderstedt Mitte is 40 minutes. The other two stations of the U1 line are Richtweg and Garstedt.[2]
Norderstedt is covered by the postal codes 22844, 22846, 22848, 22850 and 22851. The UN LOCODE abbreviation for Norderstedt is DENOT.
Twin towns – sister cities
See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Germany
Norderstedt is twinned with:[3]
Notable people
Uwe Seeler, 2016
  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2019 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  2. ^ "Line and route network plans, Hamburg public transport association (HVV)". Archived from the original on 2016-06-04. Retrieved 2016-05-07.
  3. ^ "Partnerstädte". (in German). Norderstedt. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
External links
Official website(in German)
Last edited on 23 March 2021, at 16:58
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