Idstedt (Danish: Isted ) is a municipality in the district of Schleswig -Flensburg, in Schleswig- Holstein. The municipality consists of the villages Idstedt next Idstedt Idstedt Church, Idstedtholzkrug ( Isted Kro ), Idstedtosterfeld, Idstedtwege, Idstedtwesterfeld and Röhmke ( Rømmek ).

Geography and transport

Idstedt situated about ten kilometers north of Schleswig. To the west runs the Federal Highway 7 to Flensburg south State Road 201 to Husum. The place is surrounded by several lakes.


The oldest relic from the past is the passage grave Idstedter den of thieves. The first written mention of the town dates from 1196th

Idstedt is one of the historical places in the Duchy of Schleswig. The Erdbuch of Valdemar II recorded in 1231, the southern part of the Duchy as Istathesyssel, which was named after Idstedt: A SYSSEL was an administrative unit in Jutland.

In the Middle Ages Idstedt had a common church with Stolk, but went down again before the Reformation. Since then Idstedt belonged to the country parish of St. Michael in Schleswig.

In recent history, the place is mainly known for the Battle of Idstedt on July 24th and 25th 1850.

On 1 January 2007 the municipality Idstedt came out with the neighboring community Neuberend from office Schuby and joined as part of the Schleswig-Holstein reform of administrative structures with the communities of offices Tolk and Böklund to the Official Südangeln based in Böklund together.


Municipal council

The last two municipal elections on May 26, 2013, and on 25 May 2008 led to the following results:

Coat of arms

Blazon: "More than blue - golden Wellenschildfuß gold in a green two -stemmed yew, accompanied by three arcuately by side green boulders right and left. "


Idstedt has a Danish kindergarten, where children are looked after from the surrounding communities.


In the list of cultural monuments in Idstedt are registered in the list of monuments of Schleswig- Holstein cultural monuments.