Bokel is a municipality in the district of Pinneberg, in Schleswig -Holstein.
Geography and transport
The place is located about 8 km north of Barmstedt. The mill pond is located in the area of the municipality.
Bokel is in the range of the Hamburg Transport Association. The nearest train station is Dauenhof on the railway line Hamburg- Kiel, six kilometers west of Bokel located. In about the same distance, the Wrist train station is ( Steinburg ), north of Bokel, also on the railway line Hamburg- Kiel. The bus line 42 connects Bokel weekdays with Barmstedt on the railway line Elmshorn -Ulzburg.
Since the local elections of 2008, the voters Community Bokeler round five and the voter community UWB has four seats in the municipal council.
Coat of arms
Blazon: " Argent, on blue - silver waves on green floor a green book. "
With 21 full- time farms, the community is predominantly agricultural even today.
Culture and sights
- William Goldhagen (1901-1964) CDU politician, was born in Bokel.
- Hans -Otto Pingel (* 1953), former motorcycle speedway and long train driver.
- Marga Trede (* 1956) eV since 2009 President of the Country Women's Association of Schleswig -Holstein
- Matthias ( mats) Kroger (* 1969) motorcycle track racer on Speedway and long paths, a five-time world champion team.