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Aerial view of the city
Aerial view of the city
Coat of arms of Kiel
Kiel is located in Germany
Coordinates 54°19′31″N 10°8′26″E / 54.32528°N 10.14056°E / 54.32528; 10.14056
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Urban district
City subdivisions 18 districts
Lord Mayor Ulf Kämpfer [1] (SPD)
Governing parties SPDGreens
Basic statistics
Area 118.6 km2 (45.8 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m  (16 ft)
Population 239,526  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 2,020 /km2 (5,231 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate KI
Postal codes 24103 – 24159
Area code 0431

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.[2] It has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

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