Neustadt in Holstein (German: [ˈnɔʏʃtat ʔɪn ˈhɔlʃtaɪn] (About this soundlisten)) is a town in the district of Ostholstein, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on the Bay of Lübeck 30 km northeast of Lübeck, and 50 km southeast of Kiel.

Neustadt in Holstein
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Coat of arms of Neustadt in Holstein
Coat of arms
Location of Neustadt in Holstein within Ostholstein district
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Neustadt in Holstein is located in Germany
Neustadt in Holstein
Neustadt in Holstein
Neustadt in Holstein is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Neustadt in Holstein
Neustadt in Holstein
Coordinates: 54°6′26″N 10°48′57″E / 54.10722°N 10.81583°E / 54.10722; 10.81583Coordinates: 54°6′26″N 10°48′57″E / 54.10722°N 10.81583°E / 54.10722; 10.81583
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictOstholstein
Government
 • MayorHenning Reimann
Area
 • Total19.74 km2 (7.62 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,093
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
23730
Dialling codes04561
Vehicle registrationOH
Websitewww.stadt-neustadt.de

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HistoryEdit

In World War II, subcamp Number 1049 Neustadt in Holstein/Schleswig-Holstein was part of the Neuengamme concentration camp.[2] The sinking of several ships, including SS Cap Arcona, occurred to the south, in the bay, in the closing hours of WWII. Almost 7,000 concentration camp victims were killed on two ships, drowned swimming in 45 F water towards the lighthouse Pelzerhaken shore, or shot by the SS upon reaching shore. A third, the Deutschland, had all survivors.

EconomyEdit

Peter Deilmann Cruises is headquartered in Neustadt in Holstein.[3]

NatureEdit

The Neustädter Binnenwasser a brackish water lake borders Neustadt to the northwest.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2018 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
  2. ^ Anlage zu § 1: Verzeichnis der Konzentrationslager und ihrer Außenkommandos gemäß § 42 Abs. 2 BEG — The official German government list (in German), Federal Ministry of Justice, 1967, archived from the original on 2006-07-16, retrieved 2009-06-04 Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "Konakt zur Reederei Archived 2009-02-23 at the Wayback Machine." Peter Deilmann Cruises. Retrieved on 2 May 2009.

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