Oeversee Information (Geography)

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Oeversee
Oversø
Coat of arms of Oeversee Oversø
Coat of arms
Location of Oeversee
Oversø within Schleswig-Flensburg district
Oeversee in SL.PNG
Oeversee Oversø is located in Germany
Oeversee Oversø
Oeversee
Oversø
Oeversee Oversø is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Oeversee Oversø
Oeversee
Oversø
Coordinates: 54°42′23″N 09°26′10″E / 54.70639°N 9.43611°E / 54.70639; 9.43611
OVERSO Latitude and Longitude:

54°42′23″N 09°26′10″E / 54.70639°N 9.43611°E / 54.70639; 9.43611
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Schleswig-Flensburg
Municipal assoc. Oeversee
Government
 •  MayorHans-Heinrich Jensen-Hansen ( CDU)
Area
 • Total36.35 km2 (14.03 sq mi)
Elevation
31 m (102 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31) [1]
 • Total3,415
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/ CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24987–24988
Dialling codes04630 & 04638
Vehicle registrationSL
Website www.amtoeversee.de

Oeversee ( Danish: Oversø) is a municipality in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 10 km south of Flensburg. The Oeversee municipality was merged with Sankelmark on March 1, 2008. The new municipality is, however, still called Oeversee.

Oeversee is part of the Amt ("collective municipality") Oeversee. The seat of the Amt is located in Tarp, which is close to Idstedt and Stolk, among other smaller towns in the area.

The area was the place of many battles between the Germans and the Danes. The village of Oeversee (or to be more precise, Sankelmark) witnessed, for example, a battle between Austrian and Danish forces in the Second Schleswig War on February 6, 1864. There are still annual memorial services held for this event and celebrating the helpfulness of the citizens of Flensburg.
The Austrian city of Graz named an alley and a school after Oeversee in recognition of this event, as the Austrian troops had been based in Graz. Returning the favor, Oeversee named a public square after Graz (Grazer Platz).

References

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2017 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).