Fockbek

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Fockbek
Coat of arms of Fockbek
Coat of arms
Fockbek   is located in Germany
Fockbek
Fockbek
Coordinates: 54°18′18″N 9°36′3″E / 54.30500°N 9.60083°E / 54.30500; 9.60083Coordinates: 54°18′18″N 9°36′3″E / 54.30500°N 9.60083°E / 54.30500; 9.60083
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Municipal assoc. Fockbek
Government
 • Mayor Pierre Gilgenast (SPD)
Area
 • Total 26.65 km2 (10.29 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,305
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24787
Dialling codes 04331, 04335
Vehicle registration RD
Website www.fockbek.de

Fockbek (Danish: Fokbæk) is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 5 km west of Rendsburg. Fockbek is well known throughout Schleswig-Holstein for the story of the Aalversupers (eel drowners) and is the home of the world's largest caravan manufacturer "Hobby Wohnwagen".

Fockbek is the seat of the Amt ("collective municipality") Fockbek.

External links[edit]

  • BBC's h2g2 features an article mentioning the eel drowners tale

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