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Kiel

city in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Kiel ([kiːl] ) is a city in the north of Germany. It is the capital of the state of Schleswig-Holstein. It has a population of 239,526 people.[5] It is a port on the sea and has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

Kiel
Aerial view of the city
Aerial view of the city
Coat of arms of Kiel
Coat of arms
Location of Kiel
Kiel is located in Germany
Kiel
Kiel
Kiel is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Kiel
Kiel
Coordinates: 54°20′N 10°8′E / 54.333°N 10.133°E / 54.333; 10.133Coordinates: 54°20′N 10°8′E / 54.333°N 10.133°E / 54.333; 10.133
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictUrban district
Subdivisions18 districts
Government
 • Lord MayorUlf Kämpfer [1] (SPD)
 • Governing partiesSPD / Greens
Area
 • Total118.65 km2 (45.81 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[4]
 • Total247,441
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24103 – 24159
Dialling codes0431
Vehicle registrationKI
Websitewww.kiel.de

ReferencesEdit

  1. Oberbürgermeister Dr. Ulf Kämpfer
  2. https://www.destatis.de/DE/ZahlenFakten/LaenderRegionen/Regionales/Gemeindeverzeichnis/Administrativ/Aktuell/05Staedte.html.
  3. "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.
  4. "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2016] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  5. "population of Schleswig-Holstein (German)"http://www.statistik-nord.de/uploads/tx_standocuments/A_I_2_vj104_S.pdf