Eckernförde

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Eckernförde
Coat of arms of Eckernförde
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Government
 • Mayor Jörg Sibbel
Area
 • Total 17.97 km2 (6.94 sq mi)
Elevation 0 - 42 m (−138 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 21,942
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24340
Dialling codes 04351
Vehicle registration RD
Website www.eckernfoerde.de

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.

History[change | change source]

Twin towns[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

  1. "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2016] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).