Wees (Danish: Ves ) is a municipality between Flensburg and happiness castle in the district of Schleswig -Flensburg, in Schleswig- Holstein. Oxbüll ( Oksbøl ) Rubelei, Rosgaard ( Rosgård ) Ulstrup, Ulstrupfeld, Wees and Weesries lie in the municipality.


The village name comes from Danish and means marshy meadow. In the municipality there is a Moor today. The megalithic grave Wees indicates an early settlements of the region.


Since the local elections of 2013, the municipal council has 16 seats. Of this total, six seats on the CDU, four seats on the SPD, four seats on the voter community FWW and two seats on the SSW.

Coat of arms

Blazon: " left diagonally divided by gold and blue. Up a slight left with the sheet Asked outward sense, down next to each other five leaved cattail in confused colors. "


The economic structure is not uniform. There are both predominantly agricultural districts and residential areas, whose residents commute to Flensburg.

The Christmas market on the second weekend of Advent not only attracts visitors from the region, he is now referred to in the press as the largest in the region. There are now had it for 25 years.

In the commercial area Birkland Many trades and service providers have settled. Since 2011, the area will be expanded in the direction of B 199 ( commercial area Birklück ).


Main thoroughfare is the B 199 from Flensburg to Kappeln, from the branches and the main road to Glücksburg. A rail connection Flensburg circular path existed from 1885 until 1953. From 1925-1934 Wees was reached via this route with the Flensburg tram.