Schuby (Danish: Skovby) is a municipality in the district Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany. It is only a few kilometres west from Schleswig.

Schuby
Skovby
Coat of arms of Schuby Skovby
Coat of arms
Location of Schuby
Skovby within Schleswig-Flensburg district
Schuby in SL.PNG
Schuby Skovby is located in Germany
Schuby Skovby
Schuby
Skovby
Schuby Skovby is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Schuby Skovby
Schuby
Skovby
Coordinates: 54°31′13″N 9°29′0″E / 54.52028°N 9.48333°E / 54.52028; 9.48333Coordinates: 54°31′13″N 9°29′0″E / 54.52028°N 9.48333°E / 54.52028; 9.48333
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictSchleswig-Flensburg
Municipal assoc.Arensharde
Government
 • MayorHelmut Ketelsen (CDU)
Area
 • Total23.94 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Elevation
28 m (92 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,693
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24850
Dialling codes04621
Vehicle registrationSL
Websitewww.amt-
silberstedt.de

The name comes from the Danish "Skovby", meaning the "Village in the Woods". Schuby is located on the Bundesautobahn 7, from which it has its "own" exit.

Schuby is part of the Amt ("collective municipality") Arensharde.

The ancestors of Stanford Computer Scientist Donald Knuth emigrated from Schuby[2].

Carles Puigdemont was arrested at a gas station in this town.

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. ^ Personal communication at book signing event (Keplers books, Menlo Park, CA, USA) ca. 1998.