Of the 13 seats in the municipal council has the Wählergemeinschaft nuclear plant since the local elections in 2013 four seats, the voter community AAW three and the CDU, the SSW and the SPD have two seats each.

Coat of arms

Blazon: "In gold over a growing red brick wall two upright mutually turned red ox horns whose tips cross each other. "

Economy and infrastructure

The municipal area is predominantly agricultural.



From the Thyraburg, the attachment at the eastern end of the Danevirke is do not get much more out of the base. It is named after Thyra Danebod, mother of Harald Bluetooth, although the Danewerk predates their time. The castle probably dates from the 13th century. The Thyraburg is the only one of the three castles of Danevirke, and their location on the basis of topography is evident.

Danevirke Museum

In Danewerkmuseum ( officially: Danevirke Museum ) is the story of Danevirke, which was built between the 7th and the 11th century, presented in German and Danish. The Danewerk is one of the greatest archaeological monuments in Northern Europe. Remains of the Danevirke can be seen in the outdoor facilities. The museum was founded in 1990 and is located in a former farmhouse on the old military road, the Army Road.

Part of the Danevirke is the Waldemar wall, an old brick wall from the 12th century, which was built at the instigation of King Valdemar I. to strengthen the wall. It is considered the oldest brick buildings in Northern Europe. Remnants of the original 3.7 km long, 7 meters high and 2 meters wide wall, which was preceded by a 2.5 meter deep and 15 meter wide trench are obtained in the municipal area.