Norddeich (Norden)

Norddeich (Low Saxon: Nörddiek) is a village in the borough of Norden in north Germany with 1,540 inhabitants (2011). It lies in northwestern East Frisia, Lower Saxony on the North Sea coast.

Norddeich
Coat of arms of Norddeich
Location of Norddeich (light blue) in the borough of Norden
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Norddeich is located in Germany
Norddeich
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Norddeich is located in Lower Saxony
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Norddeich
Coordinates: 53°36′52″N 07°09′03″E / 53.61444°N 7.15083°E / 53.61444; 7.15083Coordinates: 53°36′52″N 07°09′03″E / 53.61444°N 7.15083°E / 53.61444; 7.15083
CountryGermany
StateLower Saxony
DistrictAurich
TownNorden
Area
 • Total9.61 km2 (3.71 sq mi)
Elevation
1.4 m (4.6 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,540
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
26506
Dialling codes04931
Ferry port of Norddeich (2010)

Since 1979 Norddeich has been officially designated as a "state-recognised North Sea spa" and is the largest of its kind on the coast of the East Frisian mainland.[2]

Each year around 175,000 vehicles and 2.25 million people are ferried from the harbour to the nearby islands of Juist and Norderney. Norddeich is the third largest passenger port in Germany after Puttgarden and Rostock, and the largest in Lower Saxony.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Norddeich, citypopulation.de, accessed 27 September 2021.
  2. ^ Kur- und Bäderbuch, Deutschland 2006/2007, p. 116, retrieved 3 January 2010

External linksEdit

  Media related to Norddeich at Wikimedia Commons