The region of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany
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Number of zones161
Maximum PPH161
Last updated2021-01-25

Schleswig-Holstein is a region in northern Germany. The region encompasses the bundesland with the same name and has about three million inhabitants.

Bordering regions are Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the east, Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) and Hamburg in the south and Syddanmark (Southern Denmark) in Denmark in the north.

Flag of Schleswig-Holstein

Geographical overview[edit]


In Schleswig-Holstein there are twelve municipalities with at least one turfzone. Each of these corresponds to a district (Kreis) within the bundesland:

Municipality Zones
Dithmarschen 1
Flensburg 4
Kiel 38
Kreis Herzogtum Lauenburg (Duchy of Lauenburg) 2
Kreis Nordfriesland 3
Kreis Pinneberg 11
Kreis Plön 3
Kreis Rendsburg-Eckernförde 9
Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg 2
Lübeck 41
Ostholstein 3
Stormarn 44

The list is updated according to the zones that existed on 2021-01-25.


There are 161 turfzones in the region, where two are counted as world heritage sites, one water zone, eight train station zones, one national park zone, three monument zones, seven holy zones, one summit zone, nine bridge zones and two castle zones.

Updated: 2021-01-25

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