Laboe

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Laboe
View from Laboe Naval Memorial southbound
View from Laboe Naval Memorial southbound
Coat of arms of Laboe
Coat of arms
Laboe is located in Germany
Laboe
Laboe
Coordinates: 54°24′32″N 10°13′51″E / 54.40889°N 10.23083°E / 54.40889; 10.23083Coordinates: 54°24′32″N 10°13′51″E / 54.40889°N 10.23083°E / 54.40889; 10.23083
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Plön
Government
 • Mayor Michael Meggle (Greens)
Area
 • Total 5.23 km2 (2.02 sq mi)
Elevation 21 m (69 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,906
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24235
Dialling codes 04343, 04382
Vehicle registration PLÖ
Website www.gemeinde-
laboe.de

Laboe (German pronunciation: [laˈbøː]) is a municipality in the district of Plön, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated on the Baltic Sea coast, approximately 10 km northeast of Kiel. The Laboe Naval Memorial is located within the municipality, as is the submarine U-995.

Beach of Laboe, with the recognizable outline of the Laboe Naval Memorial at the left

The city coat of arms depicts a swan and is based on its name, as Laboe means "swan" in the extinct Slavic Polabian language.

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