Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost state of Germany. It borders Denmark 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 Denmark, as well as other Nordic countries.

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

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

Kiel is the capital city of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and has a population of roughly 240,000.


North Frisian Islands are in Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany, separated from the mainland by the Wadden Sea.

Flensburg is a city in Schleswig-Holstein located on the east coast.

Grömitz is a city in Schleswig-Holstein, at the coast of the Baltic Sea.

Neumünster is the fourth largest city in Schleswig-Holstein with a population of approx.

Sankt Peter-Ording is in Schleswig Holstein. 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.

Itzehoe is a city in Schleswig-Holstein. Despite what you may think, Itzehoe 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".

Plön is a town in Schleswig-Holstein, the northernmost state of Germany.

Bad Segeberg is in Schleswig Holstein. Bad Segeberg is mostly known for the Karl May festival held here annually.

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

Holstein Switzerland is a picture-postcard region of lakes, woods and gently rolling hills in Schleswig-Holstein in Northern Germany, not far from the Baltic Sea coast.


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Other Names for Schleswig-Holstein

  • 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, Sleswig-Holsteen
  • Lower Sorbian:  Šleswig-Holštejnska
  • Macedonian:  Шлезвиг-Холштајн
  • Marathi:  श्लेस्विग-होल्श्टाइन
  • Mongolian:  Шлесвиг-Хольштайн
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  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
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