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|people:||16.093 (31. December 2004)|
|people in one km²:||1.434|
|height:||25 m above sea level|
|Telephone number begin:||040|
|position on earth:|| 53° 32' 26" N
10° 12' 41" E
|Car registration plate symbol:||OD|
|Community Identification Number:||01 0 62 018|
| Address of the
| Markt 1|
The name Glinde is found in a document from March 25 1229 for the first time. In the document, Earl Adolf IV. of Schauenburg and Holstein gave the village to a Cistercian convent. (The convent moved to today's town of Reinbek.) The King of Denmark and Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Frederick I of Denmark, got all the convent had during the Protestant Reformation. In 1544 his son Christian III gave a part of it to each of his brothers. The owner changed again several times.
In 1948, the town administration of Glinde, Oststeinbek, Havighorst and Schönningstedt were brought together to the Amt Glinde. Schönningstedt left that combination in 1949 and Havighorst left it in 1973. So Glinde und Oststeinbek became independent villages.
Partnerships with other towns
- Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire (near Nantes in the west French Département Loire-Atlantique)
- Kaposvár (Main town from the province of Somogy south of Lake Balaton in Hungary).
- Wolfgang Bachhofer: Glinde. 1929 bis 1979. Eine junge Stadt stellt sich vor. Glinde 1979.