Nationalpark Schleswig-Holsteinisches Wattenmeer
25718 Friedrichskoog, Germany
About Nationalpark Schleswig-Holsteinisches Wattenmeer
Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s a national park in the Schleswig-Holstein area of the German Wadden Sea, founded in 1985. This place offers beautiful nature, beaches, animals, and birds, the visitors also can enjoy walking through the mudflats.
Attractions near Nationalpark Schleswig-Holsteinisches Wattenmeer
Kugelbake is historic aid to navigation in the city of Cuxhaven, Germany. It was built in 1703, the tower rises to 30 meters heigh and was guiding marines for more than 300 years. The place has a stunning view from all sides and a beautiful small beach.
Trischen is an uninhabited island in front of the Meldorfer Bay , about 14 kilometers from the Dithmarsch North Sea coast - the distance to Trischendamm is 12 kilometers. The island belongs to the municipality of Friedrichskoog and is only inhabited from March to October by a bird keeper from NABU . Other people are not allowed to visit. Trischen is visited by birds both as a breeding and resting place
The Eider Barrage is located at the mouth of the Eider River near Tönning on the German North Sea coast. Its main objective is protection against storm surges in the North Seas. It is the largest coastal protection structure in Germany. It was also intended to contribute to economic recovery in the districts of Norderdithmarschen.
The Alte Weser lighthouse is located in the German Bight in front of the Weser estuary. It replaced the Roter Sand lighthouse built-in 1883–1885. It consists of reinforced concrete with a steel jacket and steel structures. It is built 'offshore' in the sand at around 11 m above sea level, the height of the structure is around 40 m above sea level. The range is between 18 and 23 nm, depending on the lighting sector.
Eiderstedt is a peninsula on the North Sea coast in the district of North Friesland in Schleswig-Holstein . It is about 30 kilometers long and 15 kilometers wide and was created around 1200 through land reclamation with dikes and dikes made up of two islands and a peninsula. In 2010, 22,356 people lived in the 24 cities and towns of the peninsula.
The Multimar Wattforum in Tönning is the largest information center for the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. It was opened in 1999 and expanded for the first time in January 2003. Its purpose is to inform the visitors of the national park about life in the Wadden Sea in different areas. In addition, the aquariums of the Wattforum - 11 large and 17 special aquariums with a total volume of 150 m³ - serve as a breeding site for threatened creatures.
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It is the second-largest state by land area, with 47,624 km2 (18,388 sq mi), and fourth-largest in population (7.9 million) among the 16 states of Germany. Most of the state's territory was part of the historic Kingdom of Hanover. Agriculture, strongly towards the livestock sector, has always been a very important economic factor in the state.