Joldelund (Danish Hjoldelund, friesian Jåålönj ) is a municipality in the district of North Friesland Schleswig -Holstein.

Geography and transport

Joldelund is located about 28 km southeast of Niebüll and 28 km south-west of Flensburg in a rural environment. The Federal Highway 199 from Niebüll to Flensburg, the Federal Highway 5 and the parallel railway line from Husum to Niebüll and the Federal Highway 200 from Husum to Flensburg both about 10 km away from Joldelund.


In the Iron Age iron was recovered from bog iron in the municipality. The furnaces can still be seen today.

The stone church was built around 1200. 1771 the windmill was built.

After the annexation of Schleswig-Holstein by Prussia a country parish church was formed from the territory of the parish Joldelund. It included the four village communities Goldebek, Goldelund, Joldelund and Kolkerheide. 1934, the parish rural communities were dissolved and the village communities now form an independent country communities. They are still part of the church community Joldelund.


Of the nine seats in the municipal council voters Community WGJ 2013 had seven seats and voter community AfWJ two since the municipal election.

Coat of arms

Blazon: "In gold with openwork at right Hüftstelle blue board a narrow floating green snake bar. Above, a left oblique green oak leaf with two acorns, below a floating windmill growing green with black wings. "


Joldelunds landmark is the built in 1771 Keller Dutch windmill. The windmill was a privileged mill property and thus was not subject to compulsory mill.

The church ( hall building ), named after the Parisian bishop of St. Dionysius, was first mentioned in documents in 1240.


The municipal area is predominantly agricultural.