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State of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Location of state of Schleswig-Holstein on a map

Schleswig-Holstein is a state found in the nation of Germany. Home to 2,800,119 people, it is the 9th largest division in Germany in terms of population.

Schleswig-Holstein gained its current status as a state in the year 1949. The government of Schleswig-Holstein is lead by Torsten Albig and is based in the state capital of Kiel (Population: 232,758).

The most populous cities in Schleswig-Holstein are: Kiel (Population: 232,758), Luebeck (Population: 212,207), Flensburg (Population: 85,838), Neumunster (Population: 78,383), Norderstedt (Population: 71,439).

Schleswig-Holstein State - Quick Facts

Country Germany
Region Type State
ISO Code DE_SH
Time Zone CEST
Year of Establishment 1949
Capital Kiel (Population: 232,758)
Head of Government Torsten Albig
Total Population 2,800,119
Total Area 15,763 sq km (6,086 sq miles)
Population Density 177.6 sq km (460.1 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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