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Coat of arms of Fahrenkrug
Coat of arms
Fahrenkrug   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°56′N 10°15′E / 53.933°N 10.250°E / 53.933; 10.250Coordinates: 53°56′N 10°15′E / 53.933°N 10.250°E / 53.933; 10.250
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Segeberg
Municipal assoc. Trave-Land
 • Mayor Rolf-Peter Mohr
 • Total 6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Elevation 27 m (89 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,583
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23795
Dialling codes 04551
Vehicle registration SE
Website www.amt-trave-

Fahrenkrug is a municipality in the district of Segeberg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The two little villages Rotenhahn and Ziegelei belong also to Fahrenkrug. In the year 1192 has Varencroch, the old name of Fahrenkrug, been mentioned. In this text Varencroch was addicted to the monastery of Bad Segeberg. The name Varencroch means fern and corner, so that in the blazon of Fahrenkrug there are a fern and a corner.

In the prehistory of Fahrenkrug there settled humans. Next to stone axes and tools from the Stone Age, there was found significant finds in barrows Bronze Age, for example a golden ring, which .