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Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the sixteen states of Germany, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig. Its capital city is Kiel; other notable cities are Lübeck, Flensburg and Neumünster.
- also known as Land Schleswig-Holstein, Landschleswigholstein
- country: Germany
- capital: Kiel
- official website: www.schleswig-holstein.de
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by Derek Lewis, Ulrike Zitzlsperger
Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of Germany's federal states and, with a population of 2.8 million, the smallest of the non-city Länder. It faces the North Sea to the west and the Baltic to the east, and shares a border with Denmark to the ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck
SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN. in Germany Since Kant (Eng. trans., London, 1890). SCHLEIZ, shllts. The second residence town of the Principality of Reuss, Younger Line, Germany, in a fertile district, 20 miles northwest of Platten ( Map Germany, ...
Encyclopedia of Chronology (1872)
Historical and Biographical by Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward, William Leist Readwin Cates
Schleswig-Holstein War ...
by Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, Frank Tallett
Schleswig-Holstein question Dynastic dispute between DENMARK and the GERMAN CONFEDERATION over part of the Jutland peninsula. It came to a head in the 1860s, when it provided BISMARCK with a pretext to promote the Prussian ...
The Encyclopedia Britannica (1899)
Schleswig-Holstein. Between Friedrichsberg and Lollfuss is the old chateau of Gottorp, now despoiled of its art treasures and used as barracks. The former commercial importance of the town has. disappeared, and the 'Schlei now affords ...
A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes
of Schauenburg, who founded the influential line that eventually ruled cver Schleswig-Holstein. Wagria was added to Holstein by Adolphus II. about 1140. In the beginning of ...
by Fernando de Mello Vianna
Schleswig-Holstein, N West Germany, on the Schlei, an inlet of the Baltic Sea. The city's economy is based on the production of food products and leather and on fishing. One of the oldest cities in northern Germany, Schleswig was ...
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