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|Circle :||Duchy of Lauenburg|
|Office :||Schwarzenbek country|
|Height :||32 m above sea level NHN|
|Area :||7.34 km 2|
|Residents:||1372 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density :||187 inhabitants per km 2|
|Postal code :||22958|
|Area code :||04154|
|License plate :||RZ|
|Community key :||01 0 53 076|
|LOCODE :||DE KWE|
|Office administration address:||Gülzower Strasse 1
|Mayor :||Wolfgang Gerlach ( CDU )|
|Location of the community of Kuddewörde in the Duchy of Lauenburg district|
Today, Kuddewörde is made up of the former communities of Kuddewörde and Rotenbek, which was incorporated into the community of Kuddewörde in 1936.
Kuddewörde, with the old Saxon name Kuthenworden , and Rotenbek were first mentioned in 1230 in the tithe register of the bishop in Ratzeburg . A keep of Duke Eric IV of Saxony-Lauenburg was destroyed in a dispute with the Hanseatic cities of Hamburg and Lübeck in 1420. In 1495, Duke Johann IV of Sachsen-Lauenburg founded a Wilhelmite monastery with a hospital. The Kuddewörde monastery existed until the Reformation , then until 1698 as a poor house. The buildings were demolished in 1780. The 15th century Kuddewörde Castle was demolished in 1585.
Of the 11 seats in the municipal council, the CDU has had all 11 seats since the local elections in 2018, other parties or voter communities have not run.
coat of arms
Blazon : “In red over a lowered, sloping silver wave bar, a silver crane holding a stone. In the right upper corner a silver-lined blue paw cross. "
The Bundesautobahn 24 can be reached via the Schwarzenbek bei Kasseburg junction in the direction of Berlin and the Witzhave junction in the direction of Hamburg . The B 404 can be reached via the Grande junction.
Culture and sights
- St. Andrew's Church from the 13th century
- Grander mill
- 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. 6: Kronprinzenkoog - Mühlenrade . 1st edition Flying-Kiwi-Verl. Junge, Flensburg 2006, ISBN 978-3-926055-85-9 , pp. 41 ( dnb.de [accessed June 26, 2020]).
- Schleswig-Holstein's municipal coat of arms