The capital is Kiel. Area 6,085 square miles (15,761 square km). Pop. (2015 est.) 2,858,714. Geography Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Schleswig-Holstein can be roughly divided into eastern, central, and western regions. Along the Baltic coast are sheer cliffs indented by fjords. The hilly eastern countryside is rich in lakes.
Kiel University (CAU) was founded back in 1665. It is Schleswig-Holstein's oldest, largest and best-known university, with 27,000 students and around 3,700 members of staff. It is also the only fully-fledged university in the state. Seven Nobel prize winners have worked here.
Kiel ist die Landeshauptstadt und zugleich bevölkerungsreichste Stadt Schleswig-Holsteins. Als Holstenstadt tom Kyle im 13. Jahrhundert gegründet, wurde sie im Jahr 1900 zur Großstadt. Heute ist Kiel die nördlichste Großstadt Deutschlands und gehört zu den 30 größten Städten Deutschlands.
The Kiel Week ( German: Kieler Woche) or Kiel Regatta is an annual sailing event in Kiel, the capital of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the largest sailing event in Europe, and also one of the largest Volksfeste in Germany, attracting millions of people every year from all over Germany and neighbouring countries.  Contents 1 Events
Port Kiel (Kieler Hafen) is located in northern Germany, on the Baltic Sea's inlet and at the eastern end of Kiel Canal. This port city is also Schleswig-Holstein state's capital (population around 235,000) located approx 90 km (56 mi) north of Hamburg (Germany's largest cargo port).
Two people have been killed and seven wounded in a knife attack on a train in Germany. The attack took place in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein that borders Denmark. A young man is in...