Laboe

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Laboe
View from Laboe Naval Memorial southbound
View from Laboe Naval Memorial southbound
Coat of arms of Laboe
Coat of arms
Location of Laboe within Plön district
Laboe in PLOE.png
Laboe is located in Germany
Laboe
Laboe
Laboe is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Laboe
Laboe
Coordinates: 54°24′32″N 10°13′51″E / 54.40889°N 10.23083°E / 54.40889; 10.23083Coordinates: 54°24′32″N 10°13′51″E / 54.40889°N 10.23083°E / 54.40889; 10.23083
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictPlön
Municipal assoc.Probstei
Government
 • MayorMarc Wenzel (Greens)
Area
 • Total5.23 km2 (2.02 sq mi)
Elevation
21 m (69 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[2]
 • Total4,937
 • Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24235
Dialling codes04343, 04382
Vehicle registrationPLÖ
Websitewww.laboe.de

Laboe (German pronunciation: [laˈbøː]) is a municipality in the district of Plön, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated on the Baltic Sea coast, approximately 10 km northeast of Kiel. The Laboe Naval Memorial is located within the municipality, as is the U-boat U-995.

Beach of Laboe, with the recognizable outline of the Laboe Naval Memorial at the left

The city coat of arms depicts a swan and is based on its name, as Laboe means "swan" in the extinct Slavic Polabian language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2017 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).

External links[edit]

Media related to Laboe harbours at Wikimedia Commons