Appen

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Appen
Coat of arms of Appen
Coat of arms
Appen   is located in Germany
Appen
Appen
Coordinates: 53°39′42″N 9°44′40″E / 53.66167°N 9.74444°E / 53.66167; 9.74444Coordinates: 53°39′42″N 9°44′40″E / 53.66167°N 9.74444°E / 53.66167; 9.74444
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Pinneberg
Municipal assoc. Geest und Marsch Südholstein
Government
 • Mayor Hans-Joachim Banaschak
Area
 • Total 20.26 km2 (7.82 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,854
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25480–25482
Dialling codes 04101, 04122
Vehicle registration PI
Website www.amt-moorrege.de

Appen is a municipality in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 3 km west of Pinneberg, and 20 km northwest of Hamburg.

It is twinned with the village of Polegate, near Eastbourne in East Sussex, England.

The municipality is known for its annual Appen musiziert[:de] benefit concerts.

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