Bokel is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg -Eckernförde in Schleswig -Holstein.
Geography and transport
Bokel is located about 14 km southwest of Rendsburg and is on the L 328 (formerly 205 highway ), the Federal Highway 7 and the railway line from Rendsburg to Neumünster ( about Nortorf, Bokel does not have its own train station more) to reach.
The village was first mentioned in the mid 13th century as Boclo ( Buchhain ). In Bokel was since 1589 a forced water mill in which all residents of the parish until the mid 19th century had to have their grain ground. 1832 a windmill was built in addition, since the Bokeler Au led not always enough water to power the mill reliable. Today, the water mill has become an ordinary apartment building, where a Aalmuseum is housed.
Since the local elections of 2013 has the nine available seats in the municipal council voters Community AKWG five, three, the SPD and the CDU one.
Coat of arms
Blazon: " In red a -curved silver lace, with a blue wave beams, which covers a blue mill wheel in the lower quarter, occupied and forward accompanied by an upright silver beech leaf, rear of a silver Placke pick (without handle ). "
Since 2000, a wind farm is located on areas of the municipalities Bokel and Ellerdorf. The facility consists of ten NEG Micon wind mills with a wing tip height of almost 100 meters and has a rated output of 14,500 kW.
Children Cultural Village Bokel
In the children's cultural village children and youth creativity, solidarity and tolerance should be taught, by helping to shape their rural environment. In the fields of sculpture, painting, circus, theater and music, they work together in process-oriented and open-ended projects with artists and educators. Her works are exhibited in the community.