Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Wikimedia Commons Wikivoyage. Peter's Cathedral. Source: The Weather Network . Source: NOAA . Wikimedia Commons has media related to Schleswig. Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Schleswig. On August 23, , the Military Government abolished the province and reconstituted it as a separate Land.
In the western part of the state, there are lowlands with virtually no hills. Germany's only high-sea island, Heligoland , is situated in the North Sea. The Baltic Sea coast in the east of Schleswig-Holstein is marked by bays, fjords and cliff lines. Fehmarn is the only island off the eastern coast. Schleswig-Holstein is divided into 11 Kreise districts :. Furthermore, there are four separate urban districts :. Evangelical Church in Germany Schleswig-Holstein combines Danish and German aspects of culture.
The annual Wacken Open Air festival is considered to be the largest heavy metal rock festival in the world. The state's most important museum of cultural history is in Schloss Gottorf in Schleswig.
The coat of arms shows the symbols of the two duchies united in Schleswig-Holstein, i. Supposedly, Otto von Bismarck decreed that the two lions were to face the nettle because of the discomfort to their bottoms which would have resulted if the lions faced away from it.
See History of Schleswig-Holstein. The anthem from is called "Wanke nicht, mein Vaterland" "Don't falter, my fatherland" , but it is usually referred to with its first line "Schleswig-Holstein meerumschlungen" i.
Heligoland island in the North Sea. German is the official language, Low German , Danish and North Frisian enjoy legal protection or state promotion. Low German is still used in many parts of the state, and a pidgin of Low and standardised German Missingsch is used in most areas. High German was introduced in the 16th century, mainly for official purposes, but is today the predominant language.
Compulsory education starts for children who are six years old on June Timmendorfer Strand, Germany. Westerland, Germany. Sankt Peter-Ording, Germany. Flensburg, Germany. Kiel, Germany. Gromitz, Germany. Fehmarn, Germany. Wenningstedt, Germany. Essential Schleswig-Holstein. Best magazine. Juke Box magazine. Record Collector Issues. Special Issues. Monthly magazines. Platine magazine. Other Magazines. CD players.
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Low German is still used in many parts of the state. Missingsch , a Low German dialect with heavy High German Standard German influence, is commonly spoken informally throughout the state, while a mixed language Petuh mixture of High German and Danish is used in and around Flensburg. As is the case throughout Germany, High German, introduced in the 16th century, has come to steadily replace local dialects for official purposes, and is today the predominant language of media, law and legislature.
It is spoken by virtually all inhabitants in formal situations. Since the end of World War II and widespread adoption of TV, radio and other mass media , it has gradually come to supplant local dialects in urban areas as well.
The Gross domestic product GDP of the state was Schleswig-Holstein is a leader in the country's growing renewable energy industry. Its islands, beaches and cities attract millions of tourists every year.
It has the second highest tourism intensity among the German states, after Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The unemployment rate stood at 5. Compulsory education starts for children who are six years old on 30 June. The regional schools, which go by the German name "Regionalschule" have been done away with as of 1 January There are also three private institutions of higher learning. Schleswig-Holstein has its own parliament and government which are located in the state capital Kiel.
The most recent Schleswig-Holstein state elections were held on 7 May From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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