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Title: Tönning  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Eider (river), Nordfriesland, Friedrich von Esmarch, Husum–Bad St. Peter-Ording railway, Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
Collection: Nordfriesland, Towns in Schleswig-Holstein
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


Skippers house
Skippers house
Coat of arms of Tönning
Coat of arms
Tönning   is located in Germany
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Nordfriesland
 • Mayor Dorothe Klömmer
 • Total 44.41 km2 (17.15 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,887
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25832
Dialling codes 04861
Vehicle registration NF

Tönning (German; Low German Tünn, Tönn or Tönnen; Danish: Tønning; North Frisian: Taning) is a town in the district of Nordfriesland in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. During the Great Northern War, Tönning was besieged twice.


It lies on

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