Kingdom (Jork)

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Jork municipality
Coordinates: 53 ° 31 ′ 40 "  N , 9 ° 44 ′ 4"  E
Incorporation : July 1, 1972
Postal code : 21635
Area code : 04162
Kingdom (Lower Saxony)

Location of Kingdom in Lower Saxony

Apple tree plantation in Kingdom
Apple tree plantation in Kingdom

Kingdom ( Low German Königriek ) is a district of the municipality of Jork in the Altes Land in the Lower Saxony district of Stade .

Geography and transport links

The place is east of the core town Jork on the state road L 140. The Este , a left tributary of the Elbe, flows through the place . The distance to the north flowing Elbe is 2 km, the distance to the eastern border with Hamburg 2.5 km. North is the 68  ha large nature reserve (NSG) Borsteler Binnenelbe and Big Brack , south, the 1,317 ha NSG Moore in Buxtehude and southeast - in Hamburg area - the 737-hectare nature reserve Moor belt .

The A 26 runs south-west and the B 73 a little further south-west .


  • Julius Wohlers (* 1867 in Hamburg, † 1953 in Kingdom), impressionist painter, graphic artist and art teacher
  • Hinrich Garleff von der Beck (* 1877 in Kingdom; †?), Businessman and politician as well as member of the Hamburg citizenship

Web links

Commons : Kingdom  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files