Katharinenheerd (Danish: Katrin hearth ) is a town on the peninsula eiderstedt in the district of North Friesland Schleswig -Holstein.

Geography and transport

The Katharinenheerd railway station is on the railway line Husum - Bad St. Peter- Ording. Katharinenheerd lies about 10 km west of Tonning on the highway 202


The Church of St. Catherine was first mentioned in 1113. Near them the Dingstätte Hamygenhoren was ( Hemminghörn ), where the oldesten and klogesten Lüde ( oldest and wisest people ) gathered the three landing in 1426 to decide on the crown of the right truth. Even more Beliebungen ( legal records ) were discussed and decided here.

1612 Norder boat ride, a channel between Tonning and Tetenbüll about Katharinenheerd was built.


Municipal council

In the local elections on May 26, 2013, the voters Community CHP reached 71.7 % of the vote and six seats occupied. A single candidate received 17.3%, reaching a mandate. The turnout was 76.1 percent.


For the election period 2013-2018 Dieter Heisterkamp ( CHP) was elected mayor. He succeeds by Jürgen Sallach who continue to be part of the new community council as individuals.

Coat of arms

Blazon: "In gold the standing, barefoot, gold -winning St. Catherine with a long red robe and green mantle thrown back, in the side arms raised right a blue sword, left a red wheel -supporting. "


Today, tourism and agriculture are the main sources of revenue for the town. However, there are retail shops and service providers in the community.


See also: List of Cultural Monuments in Katharinenheerd