Eckernförde

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Eckernförde
Coat of arms of Eckernförde
Eckernförde is located in Germany
Eckernförde
Coordinates 54°28′27″N 09°50′16″E / 54.47417°N 9.83778°E / 54.47417; 9.83778
Administration
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Mayor Jörg Sibbel
Basic statistics
Area 17.97 km2 (6.94 sq mi)
Elevation 0 - 42 m
Population 23,144  (31 December 2005)
 - Density 1,288 /km2 (3,336 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate RD
Postal code 24340
Area code 04351
Website www.eckernfoerde.de
Location of the town of Eckernförde within Rendsburg-Eckernförde district
Map

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.

All 24 German submarines are stationed in Eckernförde.

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

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