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Island Fehmarn  
  Fehmarn is an island and - since 2003 - a town on this island in the Baltic Sea, off the eastern coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, and ca. 18 kilometer south of the Danish island of Lolland. It belongs to the district of Ostholstein. The area is 185 km² and the coast is 78 km. The highest hills are the "Hinrichsberg" (27.2 m) and the "Wulfener Berg" (26.5 m)    

Since 1963 Fehmarn has been connected to the German mainland by a suspension bridge, the Fehmarn Sound Bridge. It is 963,40 m long and 69 m high.

On the island's opposite side there is the Fehmarn Belt, a strait separating Fehmarn from Lolland. The Fehmarn Belt can be crossed by ferries travelling between the seaports of Puttgarden, Germany and Rødbyhavn, Denmark. The crossing takes about 45 minutes. See also: the project of the Fehmarn Belt bridge.

  The largest part of the town is Burg, with 6000 inhabitants. In addition there are many tiny villages. The coasts are resting places for migratory birds and hence a paradise for ornithologists. In Burg there is a large aquarium comprised of 40 fish tanks.