Wesselburen (German pronunciation: [vɛsəlˈbuːʁən]) is a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen in the German Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein. It is situated near the North Sea coast, approximately 11 km west of Heide.

Wesselburen
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Coat of arms of Wesselburen
Coat of arms
Location of Wesselburen within Dithmarschen district
Wesselburen in HEI.PNG
Wesselburen is located in Germany
Wesselburen
Wesselburen
Wesselburen is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Wesselburen
Wesselburen
Coordinates: 54°13′N 08°55′E / 54.217°N 8.917°E / 54.217; 8.917Coordinates: 54°13′N 08°55′E / 54.217°N 8.917°E / 54.217; 8.917
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictDithmarschen
Municipal assoc.Büsum-Wesselburen
Government
 • MayorGerhard Fenske
Area
 • Total5.14 km2 (1.98 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,372
 • Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25762–25764
Dialling codes04833
Vehicle registrationHEI
Websitewww.wesselburen-online.de

Wesselburen is part of the Amt ("collective municipality") Büsum-Wesselburen.

Notable residentsEdit


 
Windmills near Wesselburen

ReferencesEdit

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