Kiel

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Kiel
Aerial view of the city
Aerial view of the city
Coat of arms of Kiel
Coat of arms
Kiel is located in Germany
Kiel
Kiel
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CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictUrban district
Subdivisions18 districts
Government
 • Lord MayorUlf Kämpfer [1] (SPD)
 • Governing partiesSPD / Greens
Area
 • Total118.6 km2 (45.8 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
(2016-12-31)[2]
 • 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

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.[3] It is a port on the sea and has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

References[change | change source]

  1. Oberbürgermeister Dr. Ulf Kämpfer
  2. "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2016] (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  3. "population of Schleswig-Holstein (German)"http://www.statistik-nord.de/uploads/tx_standocuments/A_I_2_vj104_S.pdf