Oeversee ( ) is a
municipality in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
is situated approx. 10 km south of Flensburg.
The Oeversee municipality was merged with
. The new municipality is still
is part of the Amt
("collective municipality") Oeversee.
of the Amt is located in Tarp, which is close to Idstedt and Stolk among other
smaller towns in the area.
This area was the ground of many battles between the Germans
and the Danes
. The village of
Oeversee (or to be more precise Sankelmark) wittnessed, for
example, a battle of Austrian and Danish forces in
the Second Schleswig War on
February 6th 1864.
There are still
annual memorial services held for this event and the helpfulness of
the citizens of Flensburg.
Austrian city of Graz called an
alley and a school after Oeversee in recognition of this event,
because the participating Austrian troops were normally based at
The other way round Oeversee named a public square
after Graz (Grazer Platz).