Tönning

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"Taning" redirects here. For the county of Daning, old romanization Taning, see Daning County.
Tönning
Skippers house
Skippers house
Coat of arms of Tönning
Coat of arms
Tönning   is located in Germany
Tönning
Tönning
Coordinates: 54°19′2″N 8°56′34″E / 54.31722°N 8.94278°E / 54.31722; 8.94278Coordinates: 54°19′2″N 8°56′34″E / 54.31722°N 8.94278°E / 54.31722; 8.94278
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Nordfriesland
Government
 • Mayor Frank Haß
Area
 • Total 44.41 km2 (17.15 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,887
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25832
Dialling codes 04861
Vehicle registration NF
Website www.toenning.de

Tönning (German; Low German Tünn, Tönn or Tönnen; Danish: Tønning; North Frisian: Taning) is a town in the district of Nordfriesland in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. During the Great Northern War, Tönning was besieged twice.

Geography[edit]

It lies on the Eider river near its mouth at the North Sea. Tönning has a population of approximately 5,000.

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Media related to Tönning at Wikimedia Commons