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For Kappeln in Rhineland-Palatinate, see Kappeln, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Bridge over the Schlei
Bridge over the Schlei
Coat of arms of Kappeln
Coat of arms
Kappeln   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 54°39′41″N 9°55′52″E / 54.66139°N 9.93111°E / 54.66139; 9.93111Coordinates: 54°39′41″N 9°55′52″E / 54.66139°N 9.93111°E / 54.66139; 9.93111
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Schleswig-Flensburg
 • Mayor Heiko Traulsen
 • Total 43.32 km2 (16.73 sq mi)
Elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,764
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24376
Dialling codes 04642, 04644
Vehicle registration SL
Website www.stadt-kappeln.de

Kappeln (Danish: Kappel) is a town in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated on the north bank of the Schlei, approx. 30 km (19 mi) northeast of Schleswig, and 35 km (22 mi) southeast of Flensburg.

Famous people born in Kappeln: Emma Berit Ott, also Berit Emma Ott, singer-songwriter of German bands Acht Strassen & Sender Freie Rakete.