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Flensburg - DEF01

EU regions: Germany > SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN > Schleswig-Holstein > Flensburg


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indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2017133
number of inhabitants202090 164
population density20191576
old-age dependency ratio202030.3

* more on wikidata Q3798 * on OpenStreetMap * Flensburg slovensky: DEF01

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From wikipedia:

Flensburg (Danish, Low Saxon: Flensborg; North Frisian: Flansborj; South Jutlandic: Flensborre) is an independent town (kreisfreie Stadt) in the north of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Flensburg is the centre of the region of Southern Schleswig. After Kiel and Lübeck, it is the third largest town in Schleswig-Holstein.

In May 1945, Flensburg was the seat of the last government of Nazi Germany, the so-called Flensburg government led by Karl Dönitz, which was in power from 1 May, the announcement of Hitler's death, for one week, until German armies surrendered and the town was occupied by Allied troops. The regime was officially dissolved on 23 May.

The nearest larger towns are Kiel (86 kilometres (53 miles) south) and Odense in Denmark (92 km (57 mi) northeast).

Flensburg's city centre lies about 7 km (4 mi) from the Danish border.

In Germany, Flensburg is known for

  • the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (roughly: National Driver and Vehicle Register) with its Verkehrssünderkartei (literally: „traffic sinner card file")
  • its beer Flensburger Pilsener, also called "Flens"
  • the centre of the Danish national minority in Germany
  • the greeting Moin Moin
  • the large erotic mail-order companies Beate Uhse and Orion
  • its handball team SG Flensburg-Handewitt
  • the Naval Academy at Mürwik with its sail training ship Gorch Fock

Geography

Flensburg is situated in the north of the German state Schleswig-Holstein, on the German-Danish border. After Westerland on the island of Sylt it is Germany's northernmost town. Flensburg lies at the innermost tip of the Flensburg Firth, an inlet of the Baltic Sea.

other: Schleswig-Holstein, Herzogtum Lauenburg, Flensburg, Dithmarschen, Plön District, Stormarn, Lübeck, Ostholstein, Pinneberg, Segeberg, Kiel, Nordfriesland, Rendsburg, Mittelangeln, Neumünster, Steinburg

neighbours: Mittelangeln


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Current statistics

January 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 232839, of which 83593 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.5 % (3.1 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.3 % (11.8 %), Rimavská Sobota 21.7 % (12.7 %), Kežmarok 20.2 % (10.0 %), Rožňava 18.1 % (9.7 %), Vranov nad Topľou 17.5 % (8.8 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.0 %, Bratislava I 4.2 %, Hlohovec 4.4 %, Ilava 4.6 %, Trenčín 4.7 %