Haby

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Haby
Coat of arms of Haby
Coat of arms
Haby   is located in Germany
Haby
Haby
Coordinates: 54°23′56″N 9°49′9″E / 54.39889°N 9.81917°E / 54.39889; 9.81917Coordinates: 54°23′56″N 9°49′9″E / 54.39889°N 9.81917°E / 54.39889; 9.81917
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Municipal assoc. Hüttener Berge
 • Mayor (SPD)
Area
 • Total 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 522
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24361
Dialling codes 04356
Vehicle registration RD
Website www.amt-huettener-
berge.de

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

Haby Night Lost Viking Lake.jpg

At the southwestern end of the village of Haby the meadows are filled with fog some nights. This is where there was, until the middle of the last century,[citation needed] a big lake which was linked to the Wittensee. For a thousand years it was used by people living in this area as a fishing ground till the growing agricultural industry caused the lake to vanish. Haby was mentioned in records first 800 years ago. The ending "by" indicates Viking origins. Haby is the most southern location in Germany with the "by" ending. There is another village with an almost identical name in southern Sweden.

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