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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.

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Coat of arms of Appen
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Location of Appen within Pinneberg district
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Appen is located in Germany
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Appen is located in Schleswig-Holstein
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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
CountryGermany
StateSchleswig-Holstein
DistrictPinneberg
Municipal assoc.Geest und Marsch Südholstein
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorHans-Joachim Banaschak
Area
 • Total20.26 km2 (7.82 sq mi)
Elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,831
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
25480–25482
Dialling codes04101, 04122
Vehicle registrationPI
Websitewww.amt-moorrege.de

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.

ReferencesEdit

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