Friedrichskoog

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Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog   is located in Germany
Friedrichskoog
Friedrichskoog
Coordinates: 54°1′N 8°55′E / 54.017°N 8.917°E / 54.017; 8.917Coordinates: 54°1′N 8°55′E / 54.017°N 8.917°E / 54.017; 8.917
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Dithmarschen
Municipal assoc. Marne-Nordsee
Government
 • Mayor Karl Heinrich Thomsen
Area
 • Total 53.96 km2 (20.83 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,457
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25718
Dialling codes 04854, 04856
Vehicle registration HEI

Friedrichskoog is a municipality in the district of Dithmarschen, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated near the outflow of the Elbe into the North Sea, approx. 25 km southwest of Heide, and 25 km northeast of Cuxhaven.

The municipality is located in and named after the polder (German: Koog), which was named in honour of King Frederick VII of Denmark.

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