Kiel

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Kiel
Aerial view of the city
Aerial view of the city
Flag of Kiel
Coat of arms of Kiel
Location of Kiel
Kiel is located in Germany
Kiel
Kiel
Kiel is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Kiel
Kiel
Coordinates: 54°20′N 10°8′E / 54.333°N 10.133°E / 54.333; 10.133Coordinates: 54°20′N 10°8′E / 54.333°N 10.133°E / 54.333; 10.133
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 zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
24103 – 24159
Dialling codes0431
Vehicle registrationKI
Websitewww.kiel.de

Kiel (About this sound[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". Archived from the original on 2015-02-20. Retrieved 2014-10-30.
  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 Archived 2012-01-05 at the Wayback Machine