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'''Schleswig-Holstein''' is the northernmost state of [[Germany]]. It borders [[Denmark]] and has coasts on both the North and Baltic Seas.
 
'''Schleswig-Holstein''' is the northernmost state of [[Germany]]. It borders [[Denmark]] and has coasts on both the North and Baltic Seas.
 
==Regions==
 
 
* [[North Frisian Islands]]
 
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
 
 
* [[Lübeck]]
 
* [[Lübeck]]
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* [[Flensburg]]
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* [[Halstenbek]]
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* [[Itzehoe]]
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* [[Kattendorf]]
 
* [[Kiel]]
 
* [[Kiel]]
* [[Wedel]]
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* [[Meldorf]] - a town in the Ditmarschen. 
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* [[Neumünster]]
 
* [[Oststeinbek]]
 
* [[Oststeinbek]]
 
* [[Plön]]
 
* [[Plön]]
* [[Neumünster]]
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* [[Wedel]]
* [[Flensburg]]
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* [[Itzehoe]]
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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
 
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* [[North Frisian Islands]]
* [[Halstenbek]]
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* [[Holstein Switzerland]]
Melldorf - a town in the Ditmarschen.  The Ditmarschen is a flat land of mostly reclaimed land, with spectacular skies and lots of 'Ferien Wohnung'.  It is a place where many Germans holiday and is a great place for a slice of Germany as the Germans live it.  What's interesting in terms of history is that the Ditmarschen has not has a historical aristocracy, being a land of, usually well-to-do farmers.
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* '''Ditmarschen''' a flat land of mostly reclaimed land, with spectacular skies and lots of holiday apartments known (in singular) as ''Ferienwohnung'' or ''Fewo''.  It is a place where many Germans holiday and is a great place for a slice of Germany as the Germans live it.  What's interesting in terms of history is that the Ditmarschen does not have a historical aristocracy, being a land of, usually well-to-do farmers.
 
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*'''Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park''' — a [[UNESCO World Heritage list|UNESCO World Heritage site]] along the region's coast and including the [[North Frisian Islands]]
*'''Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park''' — a [[UNESCO World Heritage list|UNESCO World Heritage site]] along the region's coast and including the [[North Frisian Islands]]
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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==
German. Most people understand English. Many people from Denmark visit the Flensburg region for shopping, therefore it is possible also to speak Danish there.
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German. Most people understand English. The northern part of the region contains Danish and North Frisian minorities, thus making it possible to use those languages in addition to German in many situations.
  
 
[[Image:Puttgarden.JPG|thumb|The harbour of Puttgarden]]
 
[[Image:Puttgarden.JPG|thumb|The harbour of Puttgarden]]
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[[Image:Kiel canal.JPG|thumb|The Kiel canal connecting the North Sea and the Baltic Sea]]
 
[[Image:Kiel canal.JPG|thumb|The Kiel canal connecting the North Sea and the Baltic Sea]]
  
Meldorf Tourist Office Telefon: 04832/ 97 80-0
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The state has an extensive public transportation service, provided by different train and bus companies.
Fax: 04832/ 97 80-20
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==See==
 
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
  
Shrimp: in Büsum you can buy small boiled shrimp by the kilo. Spend a happy communal time peeling them and eat them on black bread, with a fried egg over the top. An excellent abend brot (dinner) or snack!
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Shrimp: in Büsum, you can buy small boiled shrimp by the kilo. Spend a happy communal time peeling them and eat them on black bread, with a fried egg over the top. An excellent abend brot (dinner) or snack!
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==

Latest revision as of 01:28, 18 February 2012

Location
[[File:Deutschland Bundesländer Schleswig Holstein.png|250px|frameless]]
Flag
[[File:Flagge|108px|frameless]]
Quick Facts
Capital Kiel
Government federal state within Germany
Currency Euro (EUR, €)
Area 15,763km²
Population 2.82 M
Language German; Frisian in some areas
Internet TLD .de
Time Zone UTC+1 (MEZ)

Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost state of Germany. It borders Denmark and has coasts on both the North and Baltic Seas.

Cities[edit]

Other destinations[edit]

  • North Frisian Islands
  • Holstein Switzerland
  • Ditmarschen a flat land of mostly reclaimed land, with spectacular skies and lots of holiday apartments known (in singular) as Ferienwohnung or Fewo. It is a place where many Germans holiday and is a great place for a slice of Germany as the Germans live it. What's interesting in terms of history is that the Ditmarschen does not have a historical aristocracy, being a land of, usually well-to-do farmers.
  • Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park — a UNESCO World Heritage site along the region's coast and including the North Frisian Islands

Understand[edit]

Talk[edit]

German. Most people understand English. The northern part of the region contains Danish and North Frisian minorities, thus making it possible to use those languages in addition to German in many situations.

The harbour of Puttgarden

Get in[edit]

The nearest international airport is in Hamburg. There are many boat services from Scandinavia. From the Danish Jutland you can get to Schleswig-Holstein by car.

Get around[edit]

The Kiel canal connecting the North Sea and the Baltic Sea

The state has an extensive public transportation service, provided by different train and bus companies.

See[edit][add listing]

  • The old town of Lübeck
  • The North Sea coast
  • The Kiel canal

Do[edit][add listing]

Visit Ditmarschen and eat the fabulous seafood. Try Friedrichskoog for great fish restaurants.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Shrimp: in Büsum, you can buy small boiled shrimp by the kilo. Spend a happy communal time peeling them and eat them on black bread, with a fried egg over the top. An excellent abend brot (dinner) or snack!

Drink[edit][add listing]

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]



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