Handewitt

municipality of Germany

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Handewitt
Flag of Handewitt
Coat of arms of Handewitt
Location of Handewitt
within Schleswig-Flensburg district
Handewitt in SL.PNG
Handewitt is located in Germany
Handewitt
Handewitt
Handewitt is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Handewitt
Handewitt
Coordinates: 54°46′N 09°19′E / 54.767°N 9.317°E / 54.767; 9.317Coordinates: 54°46′N 09°19′E / 54.767°N 9.317°E / 54.767; 9.317
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictSchleswig-Flensburg
Government
 • MayorThomas Rasmussen
Area
 • Total77.73 km2 (30.01 sq mi)
Elevation
43 m (141 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,150
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
24976, 24983
Dialling codes04608, 04630
Vehicle registrationSL
Websitewww.gemeinde-handewitt.de

Handewitt (Danish: Hanved) is a municipality in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated near the border with Denmark, approx. 7 km west of Flensburg.

Handball

The Handball-Bundesliga team SG Flensburg-Handewitt is extremely successful. It has won the EHF Cup in 1997, in 2001 and 2012 the EHF Cup Winners' Cup, DHB-Pokal in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2015, the German championship in 2004, 2018 and 2019, and 2014 the EHF Champions League.

Economy

Close to the A7 motorway, the shopping and commercial center Scandinavian Park is aimed primarily at customers from Scandinavia. It covers 125,000 m² and opened in 2006. One of the biggest companies is Dänisches Bettenlager, the German branch of Jysk, with its administration for about 1000 shops in Germany and Austria.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2020 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).


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