Hohn, Schleswig-Holstein

Hohn is a town and administrative center in the rural district of Rendsburg -Eckernförde in Schleswig -Holstein.

Geography and transport

Hohn lies between the rivers Eider and worry about 10 kilometers west of Rendsburg on the main road 202 in the direction eiderstedt on Hohner lake. The highest point in the district is the easternmost Eichberg 26 m above sea level. NHN.


The area has been inhabited since the Stone Age. The name Hohn was first mentioned in the 13th century and probably means height.

The local St. Mary's Church was moved in 1694 from Rendsburg ( first documented mention there in 1330 ) to scorn.


Of the 13 seats in the municipal council has since the local elections of 2013, the CDU seven seats, the voter community KWG four seats and the SPD two seats.

Coat of arms

Blazon: " Split of blue and gold. Front a cock behind a growing, top besteckter with an oak leaf blue Dreienberg in confused colors. "


The community itself is predominantly agricultural. Located on the north-east of the town airbase scorn the Lufttransportgeschwader 63 of the Federal Armed Forces has been stationed since 1967.


Approximately 1.5 kilometers northwest of scorn the nature reserve Hohner Hohner is the lake from nature and environmental protection center lake located in the old train station is managed scorn. Since 2007, in the village of an otter enclosure in the two otters can be observed. See also: List of Cultural Monuments in Hohn