Glücksburg

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Glücksburg
Glücksburg Castle
Coat o airms o Glücksburg
Coat o airms
Kintra Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
Destrict Schleswig-Flensburg
Govrenment
 • Mayor John Witt
Area
 • Total 39.70 km2 (15.33 sq mi)
Elevation 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot 5,850
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24960
Diallin codes 04631
Vehicle registration SL
Wabsteid stadt.gluecksburg.de

Glücksburg (Dens: Lyksborg) is a smaw toun in the destrict Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

It is situatit on the sooth side o the Flensburg Fjord, a inlet o the Easter Seas, approx. 10 km northeast of Flensburg. The toun wis oreeginally the hame o the faimily Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (or simply Glücksburg), syne 1863 the ryal faimily o Denmark an syne 1905 o Norawa. A branch o the faimily wis the umwhile ryal faimily o Greece, which includes Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh. His stryndants, includin Charles, Prince o Wales, an Prince William, Duke o Cambridge, are members o the Hoose o Windsor unner Breetish law, but genealogically are members o a cadet branch o the Hoose o Glücksburg.

Glücksburg is hame tae a German Navy base. Amang the facilities at the base is the transmitter, cawsign DHJ58. DHJ58, situatit at 54° 50'N an 9° 32' E, ceased its transmissions on langwave frequency 68.9 kHz in 2002 an in 2004 its langwave antenna wis disassembled.

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Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Glücksburg". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.