Kieler Förde

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Kiel Inner Fjord, viewed from the Landeshaus Kiel

Kieler Förde is an approximately 17 km (11 mi) long inlet of the Baltic Sea on the eastern side of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Formed by glacial movement during the last Ice Age, it divides Danish Wold peninsula from Wagria. Like the other inlets of förde-type, geologically it is no fjord. It originates at the Hörn in centre-city Kiel and merges into the Bay of Kiel.

The eastern terminus of the Kiel Canal is located along Kiel Fjord. At its narrowest point, the "Friedrichsorter Enge", the fjord is only one kilometre wide. The Schwentine enters Kieler Förde near Kiel-Dietrichsdorf.


Kiel Fjord between Laboe and Mole Stickenhörn (nautical chart)

Locations along the Kieler Förde:

Western shore[edit]

From north to south:

Historical map of the vicinity of Kiel, ca. 1888.

Eastern shore[edit]

From south to north:

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Coordinates: 54°22′4″N 10°10′23″E / 54.36778°N 10.17306°E / 54.36778; 10.17306