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Eckernförde

municipality of Germany

Eckernförde (Danish: Egernførde, sometimes also Egernfjord, Low German: Eckernför, sometimes also Eckernföör) is a German city in Schleswig-Holstein, Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde at the Baltic Sea near Kiel. The population is about 23,000.

Eckernförde
Coat of arms of Eckernförde
Coat of arms
Location of Eckernförde within Rendsburg-Eckernförde district
Eckernfoerde in RD.png
Eckernförde is located in Germany
Eckernförde
Eckernförde
Eckernförde is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Eckernförde
Eckernförde
Coordinates: 54°28′27″N 9°50′16″E / 54.47417°N 9.83778°E / 54.47417; 9.83778Coordinates: 54°28′27″N 9°50′16″E / 54.47417°N 9.83778°E / 54.47417; 9.83778
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictRendsburg-Eckernförde
Government
 • MayorJörg Sibbel
Area
 • Total21.38 km2 (8.25 sq mi)
Elevation
0 - 42 m (−138 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total21,942
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24340
Dialling codes04351
Vehicle registrationRD
Websitewww.eckernfoerde.de

All 24 German submarines are stationed in Eckernförde.

Eckernförde is a well-known touristic centre in Northern Germany.

HistoryEdit

  • In 1302 Eckernförde is first mentioned as a city.
  • The Count Saint-Germain is supposed to be buried in Eckernförde near the St.-Nicolai-Church. His grave was destroyed by the great storm tide on 13 November 1872.

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2016] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).

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