Langeln, Schleswig-Holstein

Langeln is a municipality in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig -Holstein.

  • 4.1 Cultural Monuments
  • 4.2 Culture
  • 4.3 Sport
  • 4.4 Regular events
  • 5.1 Transport and Infrastructure
  • 5.2 Education


The municipality is located in northeastern part of the district of Pinneberg, about five kilometers east of Barmstedt. The Krückau flows through the municipal area.

The place is situated on the sandy Geest. The landscape was shaped during the last ice age.

North of the historic center are the districts Voßmoor and Heidkaten, west of the district high banks.


Finds from the Bronze Age show that the area now Langeln was already inhabited before the Christian era. The first mention of Langeln dated 30 November 1564th

In a bill of sale, with the Droste Hans Barner had bought on behalf of Count Otto von Schauenburg Pinneberg the parishes Barmstedt and Rellingen from Hamburg cathedral chapter for 6,000 Lübsche Mark, was, inter alia, the maintenance of annual rye deliveries of the local subjects, and the Langelner regulated.


Of the nine seats in the municipal council has the voter community BWG since the local elections in 2013 five seats and the CDU has four seats.

Coat of arms

Blazon: " divided by a diagonal left rising silver wave beam and a silver links stake in Green, Blue, Green and Red. Top right four floating silver grave hills, a greater in the right upper canton, three smaller along the wave beam, a silver bottom plow. "

The green color and the wheels loose plow intended to use the agriculture that has affected and influenced generations and even today the design of the village. The inclined shaft bar indicates the strongly meandering Krückau that was created during the last ice age. The directed from top to bottom bar represents Built in 1832 the Danish King highway, the current national road 4, represents the four barrows indicate an early settlement. The colors blue, white and red to reflect the membership of Schleswig -Holstein.


There is a partnership with the same name Langeln in Saxony -Anhalt.

Culture and sights

Cultural monuments

Within the area there are numerous tumuli, which originated in the Bronze Age (graveyard of Langeln ).


Numerous groups and organizations make the village life with active, including: volunteer fire department, local farmers' association, hunting community, savings club diligently, Civil voters Community Banking Act, chapter of the CDU, Playgroup, Women's Group, Langelner seniors, faith discussion group.


In 2004, a new football field was put into operation. Locally there are no sports club (but took 1949/50, a club called SC Langeln the game operation part, however, the Last of the lowest league was and then withdrew again), therefore the offers of clubs are used in the neighboring communities. These include in particular the TuS Hemdingen - Bilsen, FC Heede, the BMTV Barmstedt and the SSV Rantzau.

Regular events

The Langeln Open Air takes place every year in summer (July / August). Bands from the punk rock and heavy play fifteen hours live on two stages.


Agriculture: Local and landscape are shaped by several powerful farms. The Raising of dairy cattle including forage production and the cultivation of cereals and canola dominate. Maize is increasingly grown not only as food, but used in the nearby biogas plants for energy. Furthermore, there are several craft and other business establishments in the town.

Transport and Infrastructure

In the east-west direction the country road 75 runs At the crossroads " to hope" they crossed the main road 4 The highway access Quick Born ( A 7) is approximately 10 km and the motorway connection Tornesch (A 23 ) about 14 km Distance. A few kilometers north in the direction of Bad Bramstedt the coastal motorway A 20 to be built. AKN - line A3 connects to the site at the Hamburg Transport Association and the railway network of the German Bahn AG. Hamburg Airport is located in about 28 km distance.


Kindergarten and elementary school are located in Hemdingen. Next leader schools are attended predominantly in Barmstedt.