Keel (Theech and Low Saxish: Kiel) is the headstead and most folkful stead in the northern Theechboundland of Sleswick-Holstone, with a befolking of 240,832 (Erelith 2014).
Keel lies roughly 90 miles (56 mi) north of Hamborough. Owing to its landscapish spot in the north of Theechland, the southeast of the Jutland headland and the southwestern shore of the Baltish Sea, Keel has become one of the high sealike midst of Theechland. For hap, the stead is known for a kind of worldwide sailing haps, inholding the yearly Keel Week, which is the biggest sailing happening in the world. The Game sailing Wedbewharves of the 1936 and the 1972 Summer Games were held in Cove of Keel.
Keel has also been one of the old-line homes of the Theech Fleethood's Baltish fleet, and abides to be a overling high-craftshipbuildingmidst. Lied in Keel is the GEOMAR - Helmholtz Mist for Mere Delving Keel at the Lorestead of Keel. Keel is an foremost sea ferry hub, thanks to its whereabouts on the Keel Firth (Keeler Förde) and the busiest manmade waterway in the world, Keel Leat (Nord-Ostsee-Kanal). A rime of faregoer ferries to Sweden, Norway, Russland and other lands work from here. Moreover, today Keel Harbour is an foremost haven of call for cruise ships sighting the Baltish Sea.
Keel's logged yore began in the 13th yearhundred. Until 1864 it was bewitted by Denmark in selfly fay. In 1866 the stead was taken over by Prussland and in 1871 it became bit of Theechland.
Keel was one of the founding steads of first Evelandish Green Sterling Bestow in 2006. In 2005 Keel's GDP thru wealth was €35,618, which is well above Theechland's folkstock middling, and 159% of the Evelandish Fay's Middling.
Within Theechland and bits of Eveland, the stead is known for its leading handball team, THW Keel. The stead is home to the Lorestead of Keel (longstanding in 1665).