Blumenthal is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Geography and transport
Blumenthal is located about 8 milles southwest of Kiel at the Bundesautobahn 215.
The town was originally agrarian-oriented, but now because of its proximity to the state capital Kiel, the residential use of land predominates.
Of the nine seats in the municipal council, the SPD has four seats since the local elections in 2008, the Freie Wähler ABW three and the CDU two.