Blumenthal, Schleswig-Holstein

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Blumenthal
Coat of arms of Blumenthal
Coat of arms
Blumenthal is located in Germany
Blumenthal
Blumenthal
Coordinates: 54°13′0″N 10°0′0″E / 54.21667°N 10.00000°E / 54.21667; 10.00000Coordinates: 54°13′0″N 10°0′0″E / 54.21667°N 10.00000°E / 54.21667; 10.00000
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Municipal assoc. Molfsee
Government
 • Mayor Heike Topp
Area
 • Total 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 683
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24241
Dialling codes 04347
Vehicle registration RD
Website www.molfsee.de

Blumenthal is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Geography and transport[edit]

Blumenthal is located about 8 milles southwest of Kiel at the Bundesautobahn 215.

Economy[edit]

The town was originally agrarian-oriented, but now because of its proximity to the state capital Kiel, the residential use of land predominates.

Politics[edit]

Of the nine seats in the municipal council, the SPD has four seats since the local elections in 2008, the Freie Wähler ABW three and the CDU two.

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