Fockbek

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Fockbek
Coat of arms of Fockbek
Coat of arms
Location of Fockbek within Rendsburg-Eckernförde district
Fockbek in RD.png
Fockbek is located in Germany
Fockbek
Fockbek
Fockbek is located in Schleswig-Holstein
Fockbek
Fockbek
Coordinates: 54°18′18″N 9°36′3″E / 54.30500°N 9.60083°E / 54.30500; 9.60083Coordinates: 54°18′18″N 9°36′3″E / 54.30500°N 9.60083°E / 54.30500; 9.60083
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictRendsburg-Eckernförde
Municipal assoc.Fockbek
Government
 • MayorPierre Gilgenast (SPD)
Area
 • Total26.65 km2 (10.29 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,236
 • Density230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
24787
Dialling codes04331, 04335
Vehicle registrationRD
Websitewww.fockbek.de

Fockbek (Danish: Fokbæk) is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is situated approximately 5 km west of Rendsburg. Fockbek is well known throughout Schleswig-Holstein for the story of the Aalversupers (eel drowners) and is the home of the world's largest caravan manufacturer "Hobby Wohnwagen".

Fockbek is the seat of the Amt ("collective municipality") Fockbek.

External links[edit]

  • BBC's h2g2 features an article mentioning the eel drowners tale

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2018 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).