|coat of arms||Germany map|
|Office :||Nortorfer Land|
|Height :||24 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||9.02 km 2|
|Residents:||978 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||108 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||24802|
|Area code :||04305|
|License plate :||RD, ECK|
|Community key :||01 0 58 065|
|Office administration address:||Niedernstrasse 6
|Mayor :||Thorsten Ladewig, 2018 ( SPD )|
|Location of the municipality of Groß Vollstedt in the Rendsburg-Eckernförde district|
Groß Vollstedt is a municipality in the Westensee Nature Park in the Rendsburg-Eckernförde district in Schleswig-Holstein . Katenstedt and the Westenseer Endmoräne landscape protection area are located in the municipality.
Geography and traffic
Archaeological finds from the Stone Age and numerous barrows from the Bronze Age prove that the municipality was already settled in prehistoric times. The place itself was probably founded in the Iron Age . It was first mentioned shortly before 1200 as Volcstide , Kleinvollstedt was probably only founded in the 13th century as a daughter settlement of Vollstedt. Volcstide indicates the place / residence of the Fulko / Folko. Fulko or Folko is related to the word people and means " warband ".
In 1925 a water tower was built in the community , which is still preserved today. However, it no longer serves as a water supply, but as an owl and bat protection cave.
coat of arms
Blazon : “Divided by silver and green. At the top two fan-shaped oak leaves connected by a common stem, at the bottom a megalithic grave consisting of three bearing stones and a capstone in mixed up colors. "
The two oak leaves symbolize the double oak that still stands in the village today. It was planted in memory of the Schleswig-Holstein elevation of 1848.
- North Statistics Office - Population of the municipalities in Schleswig-Holstein 4th quarter 2019 (XLSX file) (update based on the 2011 census) ( help on this ).
- Schleswig-Holstein topography. Vol. 4: Groß Sarau - Holstenniendorf . 1st edition Flying-Kiwi-Verl. Junge, Flensburg 2004, ISBN 978-3-926055-75-0 , p. 7 ( dnb.de [accessed April 30, 2020]).
- Schleswig-Holstein's municipal coat of arms