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Country  Germany
District  Dithmarschen
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Area  7.48 km²
Population  943 (31 Dec 2008)
Dialling code  04834
State  Schleswig-Holstein
Elevation  0 m (0 ft)
Postal codes  25761
Local time  Saturday 8:06 AM
Postal code  25761
Municipal assoc.  Büsum-Wesselburen
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Weather  8°C, Wind S at 10 km/h, 96% Humidity

Westerdeichstrich is a municipality belonging to the Amt ("collective municipality") Büsum-Wesselburen in the district Dithmarschen in Schleswig-Holstein on the West Coast of Germany. It consists of the parts Westerdeichstrich, Groven, Augustenhof and Stinteck.

Map of 25761 Westerdeichstrich, Germany

Westerdeichstrich is located at the North Sea coast north of Büsum and west of the old dam which connected Büsum with the mainland in 1585. The first documented mention of Westerdeichstrich was in 1824. Its economy is based on a mix between farming and tourism. The most notable building in Westerdeichstrich is its windmill "Margaretha" from 1845, now serving as a restaurant. The mill is also featured in the coat of arms, alongside a spade in reference to dike building and a mermaid in reference to the importance of tourism for the town.

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Westerdeichstrich Wikipedia


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