Arnis, Germany

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Arnis
Arnis Schleiperle 2005 09.jpg
Coat of arms of Arnis
Coat of arms
Arnis  is located in Germany
Arnis
Arnis
Coordinates: 54°37′48″N 09°55′53″E / 54.63000°N 9.93139°E / 54.63000; 9.93139Coordinates: 54°37′48″N 09°55′53″E / 54.63000°N 9.93139°E / 54.63000; 9.93139
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Schleswig-Flensburg
Municipal assoc. Kappeln-Land
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Kugler
Area
 • Total 0.45 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 279
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24399
Dialling codes 04642
Vehicle registration SL
Website http://www.arnis.de/
Arnis town

Arnis (About this sound  , Danish: Arnæs) is a small town in the district of Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is part of the Amt Kappeln-Land. It was founded in 1667 by shipping families from the nearby village Kappeln who wanted to avoid a peonage. The local Skipper's Church was erected in 1673. At a population of c. 300 and a total area of 0.45 km2, Arnis is the smallest town in Germany both by population and by area.[2]

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