Holt, Germany

Holt ( Sønderjysk: Holjt ) is a municipality in the district of Schleswig -Flensburg, in Schleswig- Holstein.

Geography and transport

Holt is located about thirty kilometers west of Flensburg between the Danish border and the highway 199 to Niebüll. The villages Abro (Danish: Åbro ), Holt and Horsbek ( Horsbæk ) are in the municipal area.


The town was first mentioned in 1451. The place name derives from the Low German word for wood, suggesting that the surrounding area was wooded.

1904 and 1912 there were major fires in the city that have many buildings destroyed.


In the municipal council has the voter community WGH since the municipal election 2013, all seven seats.

Coat of arms

Blazon: " In Gold expels a lowered diagonally right, gestümmelter black oak branch, from the right one of three green leaves and two green acorns existing branch. "

The sprouting oak branch is the place name again, and he also symbolizes the living community. The number of oak leaves stands for the three districts Holt, Horsbek and Abro; the acorns are further scattered settlements in the municipality dar.


The community is predominantly agricultural.

In the list of cultural monuments in Holt (Schleswig ) are registered in the list of monuments of Schleswig- Holstein cultural monuments.