Nenndorf (Wittmund district)

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Nenndorf (Wittmund district)
Map of Germany, position of the municipality of Nenndorf highlighted

Coordinates: 53 ° 35 '  N , 7 ° 26'  E

Basic data
State : Lower Saxony
County : Wittmund
Joint municipality : Holtriem
Height : 6 m above sea level NHN
Area : 6.86 km 2
Residents: 754 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 110 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 26556
Area code : 04975
License plate : WTM
Community key : 03 4 62 009
Association administration address: Auricher Str. 9
26556 Westerholt
Mayor : Erwin Niehuisen (FWG)
Location of the municipality of Nenndorf in the district of Wittmund
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Nenndorf is a municipality in East Friesland in the integrated municipality of Holtriem in the Wittmund district in Lower Saxony . In 2004 the community had about 650 inhabitants and covers an area of ​​6.86 square kilometers. The municipality is one of the smallest municipalities in Lower Saxony in terms of area and population.

Early settlement of the municipality has been proven for the Bronze Age . Today's settlement may have had its origins in the Middle Ages . Since 1972 the community has belonged to the Holtriem community.

The peat- fired brickworks in Nenndorf, which has existed since 1896 and where clinker bricks are burned on the basis of peat firing, became of supraregional importance . There has been a Dutch windmill in Nenndorf since 1849 . This windmill is decorated with the coat of arms of the municipality of Holtriem.

A wind farm with 35 turbines and an output of 52.5 megawatts has been in the municipality since 1998 .


Municipal council

The council of the municipality of Nenndorf consists of nine councilors and councilors. This is the specified number for the member municipality of an integrated municipality with a population between 501 and 1000 inhabitants. The nine councilors are elected by local elections for five years each. The current term of office began on November 1, 2011 and ends on October 31, 2016.

The last local election took place on September 11, 2016. All elected councilors belong to the FWG voter community.

Political party Proportional votes Number of seats Change voices Change seats
FWG 100% 9 0% 0

The turnout in the 2016 local elections was 51.34%, below the Lower Saxony average of 55.5%. For comparison - in the previous local election on September 11, 2011, the turnout was 52.02%.


The council elected council member Erwin Niehuisen (FWG) as honorary mayor for the current electoral term.

Culture and sights

Web links

Commons : Nenndorf (Ostfriesland)  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. State Office for Statistics Lower Saxony, LSN-Online regional database, Table 12411: Update of the population, as of December 31, 2019  ( help ).
  2. ^ Lower Saxony Municipal Constitutional Law (NKomVG) in the version of December 17, 2010; Section 46 - Number of MPs , accessed on December 30, 2016
  3. a b Nenndorf municipality - overall results of the 2016 municipal council election , accessed on December 30, 2016
  4. The CDU gets the most votes nationwide. September 12, 2016, accessed December 30, 2016 .
  5. The municipalities of the Holtriem municipality , accessed on January 30, 2020.