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Kamern municipality
Wulkau coat of arms
Coordinates: 52 ° 45 ′ 41 ″  N , 12 ° 4 ′ 18 ″  E
Height : 27 m above sea level NHN
Area : 15.71 km²
Residents : 445  (Dec. 31, 2008)
Population density : 28 inhabitants / km²
Incorporation : January 1, 2010
Postal code : 39524
Area code : 039383
Wulkau (Saxony-Anhalt)

Location in Saxony-Anhalt

Wulkau is a district of the municipality of Kamern in the Stendal district in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany).


The district of Wulkau lies on the edge of the extensive flat land between the Elbe , Havel and the Land Schollene , a wooded terminal moraine arc . The banks of the Elbe are only two kilometers and the banks of the Havel ten kilometers from Wulkau. The city of Havelberg is about eight kilometers north of Wulkau.


The village of Wulkau was first mentioned in a document in 1367. After the destruction in the Thirty Years War , Wulkau was gradually repopulated.

During the GDR era, the Deutsche Reichsbahn ran a summer camp for the children of its employees.

Until December 31, 2009 Wulkau was an independent municipality. On January 1st, 2010 the incorporation to Kamern took place .



Since 2012 Wulkau has been part of Kamern together with Schönfeld. Since then, the mayor has been Klaus Beck.

coat of arms

Blazon : "In gold a standing black bull with silver horns and hooves."

The community took up an old coat of arms draft of the Magdeburg State Archives Councilor Otto Korn from the 1930s. Only the color design was changed. The bull in the coat of arms should also refer to the long-standing bull breeding in the town.

The coat of arms was designed by the Magdeburg municipal heraldist Jörg Mantzsch .

The colors of Wulkau are: black - gold (yellow).


Wulkau has a black and yellow stripe flag with an applied coat of arms.

Economy and Infrastructure

In addition to agriculture, gentle tourism is playing an increasingly important role in Wulkau (riding tourism).

Transport links

Wulkau is on the federal highway 107 from Havelberg to Genthin . From the B 107, the road to Rathenow branches off in Wulkau . The Schönhausen – Sandau railway was closed in 1997. The nearest train stations are over 20 kilometers from Wulkau ( Schönhausen (Elbe) , Rathenow and Glöwen ). Regular buses run by Regionalverkehr Westsachsen (RVW) under the brand name stendalbus .

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Facebook entry
  2. StBA: Area changes from January 01 to December 31, 2010