Tielen, Germany

Tielen (Danish: Tiele ) is a municipality in the district of Schleswig -Flensburg, in Schleswig- Holstein. The district Pahlhorn situated in the municipality.


Tielen is located north of the Eider at Geest border between polders and bogs. It is the southernmost village of the cultural landscape Stapelholm.


1423 was the Tielenburg, which had been lying east of Tielen at the mouth of Tielenau first mentioned. Until 1500, the castle was the administrative seat of the Danish countryside Stapelholm. Because the Dithmarsch had destroyed the castle in the Battle of Hemmingstedt and also as a result of floods, the present village was founded in 1533 on Tielen Geestrand rebuilt.

From the end of the 17th century until 1920 there were shipowners in Tielen that traded throughout Europe. Due to the newly built North Sea-Baltic Canal, which diverted the flow of goods and the increasing tonnage they have this line of business, however, have to give up.


Since the local elections of 2013, the voters Community KWG has eight seats in the municipal council.

Coat of arms

Blazon: "In Green wave over two silver threads a golden cargo ship with triangular headsail and mainsail on a square bewimpelten mast. "


The community is predominantly agricultural.