Garding is a town in the district of Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It has a population of 2,700 (as of 2007). It is located in the Eiderstedt peninsula, and part of the Amt Eiderstedt.

Garding
Coat of arms of Garding
Coat of arms
Location of Garding within Nordfriesland district
Garding in NF.PNG
Garding is located in Germany
Garding
Garding
Garding is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Garding
Garding
Coordinates: 54°19′50″N 8°46′50″E / 54.33056°N 8.78056°E / 54.33056; 8.78056Coordinates: 54°19′50″N 8°46′50″E / 54.33056°N 8.78056°E / 54.33056; 8.78056
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictNordfriesland
Municipal assoc.Eiderstedt
Government
 • MayorAndrea Kummerscheidt (CDU)
Area
 • Total3.06 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,764
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25836
Dialling codes04862
Vehicle registrationNF
Websitewww.garding.de


Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

 
Theodor Mommsen
  • Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903), historian and Nobel laureate; Since 1895 honorary citizen of the city of Garding (permanent exhibition in the town hall)
  • Tycho Mommsen (1819-1900), writer and high school director
  • Richard Petersen (1865-1946), engineer, technical manager for the construction of the Wuppertaler Schwebebahn
  • Peter-Jürgen Boock (born 1951), writer and former member of the RAF

Connected with GardingEdit

  • Knut Kiesewetter (born 1941), singer and musician, grew up in Garding.
  • Otto Beckmann (born 1945), painter, draftsman and graphic artist, rebuilt the mill "Emanuel" in Garding since 1971.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2018 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).