Rellingen is a municipality in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 7 km east of Pinneberg, and 10 km northwest of Hamburg. Population as of December 31, 2007 is 13,746. The total land area are 13.19 km².

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Coat of arms of Rellingen
Coat of arms
Location of Rellingen within Pinneberg district
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Rellingen is located in Germany
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Rellingen is located in Schleswig-Holstein
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Coordinates: 53°39′N 9°49′E / 53.650°N 9.817°E / 53.650; 9.817Coordinates: 53°39′N 9°49′E / 53.650°N 9.817°E / 53.650; 9.817
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictPinneberg
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorAnja Radtke
Area
 • Total13.18 km2 (5.09 sq mi)
Elevation
5-15 m (−40 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total14,341
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25462
Dialling codes04101
Vehicle registrationPI
Websitewww.rellingen.de

Rellingen was formerly part of the Duchy of Holstein, a subject of the Danish Crown.

TransportationEdit

Rellingen can be reached from Bundesautobahn 23. The Hamburg S-Bahn (line 3) and bus system (lines 185, 195, 295 and 395) are also connected to Rellingen.

ArchitectureEdit

Rellingen is famous for its Lutheran church. The architect was Cai Dose. The previous church building was damaged badly during the Thirty Years War. It was rebuilt between 1754 and 1756 and was extended. The church has an octagonal shape and has a church tower which is leaning to one side.

EconomyEdit

The municipality of Pinneberg including Rellingen is famous for its tree nurseries. Other industries are manufacturing of electronic musical instruments (Yamaha), food and beverages and tourism.

NatureEdit

The Krupunder Lake (Krupunder See) is located in Rellingen. The lake has been a swimming complex in the past. Until 1962 it was allowed to swim in the lake. The lake had a beach, changing rooms and some fast food outlets. The rivers Mühlenau and Pinnau are flowing through Rellingen.

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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