Stedesand ( Frisian: Stääsönj ) is a municipality in the district of North Friesland Schleswig -Holstein. Störtewerkerkoog and Wester Schnatebüll lie in the municipality, which existed in its present form since 1974.

Geography and transport

Stedesand is located about 5 km south east of Niebüll on the highway 5 and the railway line from Niebüll to Husum.


On 1 February 1974, the former municipalities Störtewerkerkoog and Wester Schnatebüll were incorporated.


Of the eleven seats in the municipal council has the voter community AWG since the local elections in 2013 five seats, the voter communities AWS and KWS have three seats.


The community is predominantly agricultural.


The Stedesander church was probably built in the 16th century. Today's altar painting by Carl Ludwig Jessen. The baptismal font from Gotland limestone similar to that of Emmelsbüller church.

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


  • Rudolf Muuß (1892-1972), a Lutheran clergyman, local historian, politician (CDU, FDP later ) and author, 1931-1957 pastor in Stedesand
  • Moritz Momme Nissen (1822-1902), Frisian poet and linguist
  • Jens Carsten Jantzen, German mathematician, born in 1948 in Störtewerkerkoog
  • Hans Peter Feddersen (painter) ( 1848-1941 ), German landscape painter