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Coat of arms of the municipality of Remmels
Map of Germany, position of the municipality of Remmels highlighted

Coordinates: 54 ° 7 '  N , 9 ° 39'  E

Basic data
State : Schleswig-Holstein
Circle : Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Office : Mittelholstein
Height : 31 m above sea level NHN
Area : 9.49 km 2
Residents: 439 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 46 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 24594
Area code : 04871
License plate : RD, ECK
Community key : 01 0 58 134
Office administration address: Am Markt 15
24594 Hohenwestedt
Website :
Mayor : Günther Busch (KWG)
Location of the municipality of Remmels in the Rendsburg-Eckernförde district
Remmels water tower

Remmels is a municipality in the Rendsburg-Eckernförde district in Schleswig-Holstein . Papenau, Büttenbarg, Dellbrück, Grevensberg, Winselhof and Hinnekamp are in the municipality.

Geography and traffic

Remmels is located about 26 km west of Neumünster and 20 km south of Rendsburg in the Aukrug Nature Park . The municipal area is crossed by the federal highway 77 from Rendsburg to Itzehoe , in the south the federal highway 430 runs from Neumünster in the direction of Meldorf .

Remmels used to be connected to the rail network. The meter-gauge Rendsburger Kreisbahn connected Rendsburg with Hohenwestedt from 1901 and was continued to Schenefeld in 1916 . In 1956/57 the line was closed, today all track systems have been dismantled.


Community representation

Of the nine seats in the municipal council, the KWG has had all seats since the 2013 local elections.

coat of arms

Blazon : "Under a curved golden shield head in green a silver water tower with a red roof protruding into the shield head, accompanied on the right and left by a silver maple leaf, underneath a golden post horn."


The community is currently evolving from an agricultural community to a residential community.


In the list of cultural monuments in Remmels are the cultural monuments entered in the monuments list of the state of Schleswig-Holstein.

The Remmels water tower shown in the coat of arms is still preserved today. It dates from 1913 and was renovated in 1994.

Web links

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

Individual evidence

  1. North Statistics Office - Population of the municipalities in Schleswig-Holstein 4th quarter 2019 (XLSX file) (update based on the 2011 census) ( help on this ).
  2. Schleswig-Holstein topography. Vol. 8: Pölitz - Schönbek . 1st edition Flying-Kiwi-Verl. Junge, Flensburg 2007, ISBN 978-3-926055-89-7 , pp. 146 ( [accessed on July 23, 2020]).
  3. ↑ Allocation of seats after the 2013 municipal elections ( memento of the original from December 20, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  4. Schleswig-Holstein's municipal coat of arms