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Nordstrand / Noordströön
Nordstrand / Noordströön

Nordstrand (Frisian Noordströön) is one of the North Frisian Islands on the North Sea coast of Germany. It is part of the Nordfriesland district in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein. Its area is 50 km², and its population is 2,300. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 713 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Nordstrand, Germany Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 713 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Nordstrand, Germany Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Frisian is a Germanic group of closely related languages, spoken by around half a million members of an ethnic group living on the southern fringes of the North Sea in the Netherlands and Germany. ... Map of North Frisian Islands The North Frisian Islands are a group of islands in the Wadden Sea, a part of the North Sea, off the western coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and Jutland, Denmark. ... The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, located between the coasts of Norway and Denmark in the east, the coast of the British Isles in the west, and the German, Dutch, Belgian and French coasts in the south. ... Nordfriesland (literally Northern Frisia) is a district in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. ... Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 Bundesländer in Germany. ...


In medieval times Nordstrand was a part of the larger island of Strand which was torn into pieces in a disastrous storm tide in 1634. Other remnants of Strand are Pellworm and the Halligen islets. Strand was an island on the west coast of Nordfriesland in modern Germany. ... A storm tide is a tide with a high flood period caused by a storm. ... Events Moses Amyrauts Traite de la predestination is published Curaçao captured by the Dutch Treaty of Polianovska First meeting of the Académie française The witchcraft affair at Loudun Jean Nicolet lands at Green Bay, Wisconsin Opening of Covent Garden Market in London English establish a settlement... Pellworm is one of the North Frisian Islands on the North Sea coast of Germany. ... North Frisian Islands with Halligen (darker green) A Hallig (plural Halligen) is one of the ten small German islands without protective dikes in the North Frisian Islands on Schleswig-Holstein’s Wadden Sea-North Sea coast. ...


Nordstrand is accessible by road over a causeway which connects to the mainland and was built in 1936. In modern usage, a causeway is a road elevated by a bank, usually across a broad body of water or wetland. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


The Amt of Nordstrand consists of the following municipalities (population in 2005 between brackets):

  • Elisabeth-Sophien-Koog (47)
  • Nordstrand * (2,270)

Nordstrand is the origin of a locally famous beverage, the Pharisäer ("Pharisee") which the islanders developed to be able to drink alcohol in the presence of their local priest. It is made from strong hot coffee, sugar, dark rum (4 cl of 54 %vol) and whipped cream (to prevent the alcohol from evaporating). The priest got his cup without the rum. It is not known how he found out, but when he discovered the deceit he exclaimed "Ihr Pharisäer!" ("You Pharisees!", connoting: "hypocrites"). Hence the name. The Pharisees (from the Hebrew perushim, from parash, meaning to separate) were, depending on the time, a political party, a social movement, and a school of thought among Jews that flourished during the Second Temple Era (536 BCE–70 CE). ... Cream is a dairy product that is composed of the higher-fat layer skimmed from the top of raw milk before homogenization. ...


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Frisian Islands

West Frisian Islands
Texel - Vlieland - Terschelling - Ameland - Schiermonnikoog - Noorderhaaks - Richel - Griend - Rif - Engelsmanplaat - Simonszand - Rottumerplaat - Rottumeroog - Zuiderduintjes
Events Moses Amyrauts Traite de la predestination is published Curaçao captured by the Dutch Treaty of Polianovska First meeting of the Académie française The witchcraft affair at Loudun Jean Nicolet lands at Green Bay, Wisconsin Opening of Covent Garden Market in London English establish a settlement... Jan Adriaanszoon Leeghwater (1575, De Rijp,The Netherlands - 1650) was a Dutch mill builder and hydraulic engineer. ... The Frisian Islands form an archipelago in northwestern Europe that spreads across the coasts of three countries, from west to east, The Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark. ... The West Frisian Islands (Dutch: Waddeneilanden) are a chain of islands in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. ... This article is about the Dutch island Texel. ... Vlieland (Frisian: Flylân) is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Terschelling (Frisian: Skylge) is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands. ... Ameland (Frisian: It Amelân) is a municipality and one of the West Frisian Islands off the north coast of the Netherlands. ... Schiermonnikoog (Frisian: Skiermûntseach) is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands. ... Noorderhaaks on the left of the picture Noorderhaaks, also called Razende bol (Raging ball in Dutch), is a Dutch sandbar in the North Sea, a few kilometres west of the Marsdiep which separates the island Texel from mainland North Holland. ... Griend with swarms of birds Griend is a small, uninhabited, Dutch island in the Wadden Sea, lying around 20 kilometres south of Terschelling. ... Rottumerplaat is one of three islands that make up Rottum of the West Frisian Islands in the North Sea, Netherlands. ... Rottumeroog (or also known as Rottum) is one of the three islands that make up Rottum, a group of islands that are part of the West Frisian Islands archipelago. ... Zuiderduintjes is a very small island to the south of Rottumeroog, West Frisian Islands, Netherlands. ...


East Frisian Islands
Borkum - Kachelotplate - Memmert - Juist - Norderney - Baltrum - Langeoog - Spiekeroog - Wangerooge
The East Frisian Islands (German: Ostfriesische Inseln) are a chain of islands in the North Sea, off the coast of Lower Saxony, Germany. ... Borkum photographed from a lighthouse Borkum is an island in the Leer District in Lower Saxony, northwestern Germany. ... The Kachelotplate is a sand bar in the North Sea near the German coast west of the island of Juist. ... Juist is one of the seven inhabited East Frisian Islands at the edge of the lower saxon Wadden Sea in the southern North Sea, located between Borkum Island (west), Memmert Island (southwest) and Norderney (east). ... Norderney is one of the seven populated East Frisian Islands off the coast of Germany. ... Baltrum is an island near the coast of East Frisia, Germany. ... Langeoogis one of the seven inhabited East Frisian Islandsat the edge of the lower saxon Wadden Seain the southern North Sea, located between BaltrumIsland (west), and Spiekeroog(east). ... Spiekeroog is one of the East Frisian Islands, off the North Sea coast of Germany. ... Wangerooge is one of the 32 Frisian Islands in the North Sea that are located close to the coasts of the Netherlands , Germany and Denmark. ...


North Frisian Islands
Pellworm - Nordstrand - the Halligen - Amrum - Föhr - Sylt - Rømø - Mandø - Fanø Map of North Frisian Islands The North Frisian Islands are a group of islands in the Wadden Sea, a part of the North Sea, off the western coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and Jutland, Denmark. ... Pellworm is one of the North Frisian Islands on the North Sea coast of Germany. ... North Frisian Islands with Halligen (darker green) A Hallig (plural Halligen) is one of the ten small German islands without protective dikes in the North Frisian Islands on Schleswig-Holstein’s Wadden Sea-North Sea coast. ... Amrum, Germany. ... Föhr (Danish: Før, Frisian: Fering) is one of the North Frisian Islands on the German coast of the North Sea. ... The German island of Sylt is located in the North Sea off the coast of Germany and Denmark. ... Rømø is a Danish island in the Wadden Sea. ... Mandø is a Danish island in the Wadden Sea. ... Sønderho windmill on Fanø Fanø is a Danish island in the North Sea off the coast of southwestern Denmark, and a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Ribe County. ...


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from the mainland, and stretching from the Zuider Zee E. and N. as far as Jutland, along the coasts of Holland and Germany.
der Insel Nordstrand (Weimar, 1891); W. Black, Ileligoland and the Islands of the North Sea (Glasgow, 1888).
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