General information about Kiel

The state capital Kiel was founded in the 13th century and is one of the 30 largest cities in Germany with around 248,000 inhabitants. The climate in Kiel is maritime. Kiel is the seat of three universities: the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, the University of Applied Sciences and the Muthesius Academy of Art.

Kiel in numbers

  • State: Schleswig-Holstein

  • Area: 118,65 km²

  • Residents: 247.548 (Ende 2018)

  • Telephone area code : 0431

  • Structure: 18 local districts with 30 districts

  • GDP per inhabitant: €35,618

  • Mayor: Ulf Kämpfer

  • Official website of the city of Kiel:

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