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Friedrichskoog is a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated near the outflow of the Elbe into the North Sea, approximately 25 km southwest of Heide, and 25 km northeast of Cuxhaven.

Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog Galeriehollaendermuehle Vergissmeinnicht-01.jpg
Location of Friedrichskoog within Dithmarschen district
Friedrichskoog in HEI.PNG
Friedrichskoog is located in Germany
Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog
Coordinates: 54°1′N 8°55′E / 54.017°N 8.917°E / 54.017; 8.917Coordinates: 54°1′N 8°55′E / 54.017°N 8.917°E / 54.017; 8.917
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictDithmarschen
Municipal assoc.Marne-Nordsee
Government
 • MayorKarl Heinrich Thomsen
Area
 • Total53.96 km2 (20.83 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,574
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25718
Dialling codes04854, 04856
Vehicle registrationHEI

The municipality is located in and named after the polder (German: Koog), which was named in honour of King Frederick VII of Denmark.

ReferencesEdit

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