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Country  Germany
District  Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Area  49.9 km²
Local time  Thursday 12:03 PM
State  Schleswig-Holstein
Municipal assoc.  Mittelholstein
Postal codes  24613
Population  3,724 (31 Dec 2008)
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Weather  6°C, Wind W at 21 km/h, 89% Humidity
Points of interest  Dat ole Hus, Boxberg, Bünzer Wassermühle

Aukrug is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 13 km west of Neumünster, and 35 km southwest of Kiel.

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Map of 24613 Aukrug, Germany

Geography

Aukrug is the seat of the Amt ("collective municipality") Aukrug.

The location of Aukrug is south of the municipality of Mörel or Gnutz, but east of Hohenwestedt, and west of Wasbek or Ehndorf.

History

Innien, the oldest part of the municipality, appears in a surviving record from as far back as 1128. The name Aukrug comes from "in de Aukrögen", using the "Plattdeutsch" (low German) of the region, and means something along the lines of "in the folds of the flood plain".

Tönsheide Forest

The Tönsheide Forest lies east of Aukrug specialist hospital and is a nature reserve with an area of 67 hectares (170 acres). It consists of large areas of near-natural woodland with scattered with areas of heath.

References

Aukrug Wikipedia


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