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Location of Thumby
Tumby within Rendsburg-Eckernförde district
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Coordinates: 54°34′N9°55′E / 54.567°N 9.917°E / 54.567; 9.917 Coordinates: 54°34′N9°55′E / 54.567°N 9.917°E / 54.567; 9.917
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Municipal assoc. Schlei-Ostsee
   Mayor Joachim Siebke
  Total 27.39 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2016-12-31) [1]
  Total 421
  Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 24351
Dialling codes 04352, 04355
Vehicle registration RD
Website www.amt-schlei-

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Danish language North Germanic language spoken in Denmark

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