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Uetersen
Uetersen Stadtwerkehaus.jpg
Flag of Uetersen
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Coat of arms of Uetersen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Pinneberg
Elevation
1-18 m (−58.1 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • Total 18,567
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25436
Dialling codes 04122
Vehicle registration PI
Website uetersen.de

Uetersen is a small city in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approx. 7 km (4 miles) south of Elmshorn, and 30 km (18 miles) northwest of Hamburg. Uetersen is home to the Rosarium Uetersen, the oldest and largest rose garden in Northern Germany, created in 1929.

Mathias Rust took off from Uetersen for his historic flight in 1987.

People

  • Arthur Drews
  • Franz Kruckenberg
  • Detlef Lienau

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