Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost state of . It borders and has coasts on both the North and Baltic Seas. This is one of the flattest parts of Germany and it is culturally very close to , as well as other .

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The Hanseatic City of is the largest port on the Baltic Sea and the second-largest city in , situated at the mouth of the river Trave.

is the closest of the boroughs of to the Baltic Sea.

is the capital city of the state of and has a population of roughly 240,000.

belongs to the and is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Germany.


The , German: die Nordfriesische Inseln, North Frisian: Nuurdfresk Eilunen, are an archipelago in in northern , separated from the mainland by the .

is a city in located on the east coast.

is a city in , at the coast of the Baltic Sea.

is the fourth largest city in with a population of approx.

is in . is among the points on the German mainland offering service to The town is quite small and you should have no major problems navigating it.

is in . Unlike many other German North Sea destinations, Sankt Peter Ording is rather exposed to the sea, as it sits at the western edge of the peninsula of Eiderstedt.

is an island in the southern Baltic Sea, belonging to , .

is a city in . Despite what you may think, is not pronounced with a German "ö" sound at the end, but rather with a long "o", so the correct pronunciation sounds almost like "It's a hoe".

is in . 's main claim to fame is its position on the Kiel canal with a major railway bridge over said canal.

is in . One of the northernmost cities in Germany, was part …

is a town in , the northernmost state of .

is a city in the west of . has a population of roughly 38,000.

is in . is mostly known for the Karl May festival held here annually.

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Afrikaans:  Sleeswyk-Holstein Albanian:  Shlesvig-Holshtajni Arabic:  شلسفيغ هولشتاين Armenian:  Շլեզվիգ Հոլշտայն Aymara:  Schleswig-Holstein suyu Azerbaijani:  Şlezviq-Holşteyn Belarusian:  Шлезвіг-Гольштэйн Bengali:  শ্লেসভিগ-হোলস্টাইন Bulgarian:  Шлезвиг-Холщайн Catalan:  Slesvig-Holstein Central Kurdish:  شلێسڤیگ-ھۆلشتاین Chechen:  Шлезвиг-Гольштейн Chinese:  石勒苏益格-荷尔斯泰因 Chuvash:  Шлезвиг-Хольштайн Czech:  Šlesvicko-Holštýnsko Danish:  Slesvig-Holsten Dutch:  Sleeswijk-Holstein Esperanto:  Ŝlesvigo-Holstinio Georgian:  შლეზვიგ-ჰოლშტაინი Greek:  Σλέσβιχ-Χόλσταϊν
Hebrew:  שלזוויג-הולשטיין Hindi:  श्लेसविग-होल्सटीन Icelandic:  Slésvík-Holtsetaland Interlingue:  Schleswig-Holsteinia Japanese:  シュレースヴィヒ=ホルシュタイン州 Kazakh:  Шлезвиг-Гольштейн Korean:  슐레스비히홀슈타인 주 Kölsch:  Schleswij-Holsteijn Latin:  Slesvicum-Holsatia Latvian:  Šlēsviga-Holšteina Lithuanian:  Šlėzvigas-Holšteinas Low German:  Sleeswig-Holsteen Low German:  Sleswig-Holsteen Lower Sorbian:  Šleswig-Holštejnska Macedonian:  Шлезвиг-Холштајн Marathi:  श्लेस्विग-होल्श्टाइन Mongolian:  Шлесвиг-Хольштайн Nepali:  श्लेसविग-होल्सटीन Northern Frisian:  Schleswig-Holstian Northern Sami:  Slesvig-Holsten
Ossetian:  Шлезвиг-Гольштейн Persian:  شلسویگ-هولشتاین Pfaelzisch:  Schläswisch-Holschdä Polish:  Szlezwik-Holsztyn Russian:  Шлезвиг-Гольштейн Saterfriesisch:  Släswiek-Holstein Serbian:  Шлезвиг-Холштајн Slovak:  Šlezvicko-Holštajnsko Thai:  รัฐชเลสวิก-โฮลชไตน์ Ukrainian:  Шлезвіг-Гольштейн Upper Sorbian:  Schleswigsko-Holsteinska Urdu:  شلسویگ-ہولشتائن Volapük:  Jlesvigän-Holstän Western Frisian:  Sleeswyk-Holstein Western Panjabi:  شلیسوگ ہولسٹاین Yue Chinese:  舒勒斯維-荷斯泰因 Land Schleswig-Holstein Q1194

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