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Sylt

(zĭlt, Ger. zült), island (1994 pop. 5,543), 36 sq mi (93 sq km), Schleswig-Holstein, N Germany, in the North Sea. It is the largest of the North Frisian IslandsFrisian Islands
, chain of low-lying islands, off the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark, in the North Sea. The West Frisian Islands, also known as the Wadden Islands, belonging to the Netherlands, are off the shores of North Holland, Friesland, and Groningen provs.
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 and is connected by a causeway to the mainland; the two main towns are Westerland, a popular seaside tourist spot, and Kampen, a wealthier resort. Except in its cultivated western tip, the island is covered by dunes and heathland; fishing, agriculture, and tourism are the chief industries. Fortified in the 1930s, Sylt was one an early air target of the Allies during World War II. Erosion is an ongoing problem.
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SAaAaAeA l'ring Hof the island of Sylt commands two Michelin stars and 17 Gault Millau points.
They are rare in the gravel of the Appelscha Formation, but less so on Sylt (Hinz-Schallreuter & Schallreuter 2005; Van Keulen et al.
Air Berlin overran the runway on the German North Sea island of Sylt
The retailer, famous for its tweed blazers and hoodies, is launching a new shop in Sylt, Northern Germany, amid plans to roll out 11 more international stores in the coming months.
The firm chose Sylt - a luxury German holiday resort - after launching stores in the US resorts of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard in America.
The North Sea coast is famous for shallow seas and low-lying Frisian islands, including uber-trendy Sylt.
Former Head of Wadden Sea Station Sylt belonging to Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI).
The empirical analysis is based on primary data collected by self-administered questionnaires at the following small-scale sporting events: (1) Giro d'Italia 2012 in Denmark (761 questionnaires), (2) PWA Windsurf World Cup Sylt 2012 in Germany (948 questionnaires), and (3) FIS Ski Jumping World Cup 2013 in Oslo, Norway (304 questionnaires).
Klopp had spent much of his time off relaxing with his wife Ulla on the picturesque German island of Sylt where he owns a holiday home.
The longtime mayor of Westerland auf Sylt (1951-1964), Reinefarth was unmasked in the East German film, Urlaub auf Sylt (1957), as a former SS-Gruppenfiihrer and the "Hangman of Warsaw," responsible for the murder of tens of thousands of non-combatants during the August 1944 uprising there.
After weeks of very long days spent on the Greek debt crisis, an exhausted-looking Chancellor Angela Merkel is off to her usual recreational programme, starting with some Wagner at the festival of Bayreuth, and her finance minister, Wolfgang Sch'e4uble, is trying to gather strength on the North Sea island of Sylt.