World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Aumühle

Article Id: WHEBN0001081247
Reproduction Date:

Title: Aumühle  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Herzogtum Lauenburg, Wilhelm Cuno, Karl Dönitz, Hamburg S-Bahn, Friedrichsruh
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Aumühle

Aumühle
Coat of arms of Aumühle
Coat of arms
Aumühle   is located in Germany
Aumühle
Aumühle
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Herzogtum Lauenburg
Municipal assoc. Hohe Elbgeest
Government
 • Mayor Dieter Giese
Area
 • Total 3.47 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,184
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 21521
Dialling codes 04104
Vehicle registration RZ
Website Official website

Aumühle is a German municipality in Schleswig-Holstein, about 21 km east of Hamburg.

Geography

Aumühle lies on the river Bille in the Sachsenwald, the largest forest in Schleswig-Holstein.

History

In 1350 Aumühle was first recorded as "Au-Mühle" (Mill on the Au).

In 1871 Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany gave the Sachsenwald to Otto von Bismarck in recognition of his services to Germany.

In 1884 a train stop "Aumühle" on the railroad Hamburg-Berlin was created, the construction of a train station started in 1909. Friedrichsruh station in neighbouring Friedrichsruh was opened in 1846, and was later often used by Otto von Bismarck.

Karl Dönitz, last President of Nazi-Germany, moved to Aumühle after his release from Spandau Prison in 1956. He remained there until his death.

Transport

Aumühle has

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.