Facts & Figures

Kühlungsborn consists of two city centres: Kühlungsborn West (formerly Arendsee) and Kühlungsborn Ost (formerly Brunshaupten). In the centre of the city is the 133 hectare forest.

For more than a decade, Kühlungsborn has been awarded the Blue Flag environmental symbol for excellent bathing water quality and successful, continuous environmental protection measures.

The city of Kühlungsborn is located on the coast of the Mecklenburg Bay, midway between the Hanseatic cities of Rostock and Wismar. With the merger of the municipalities of Brunshaupten, Arendsee and Fulgen, the city of Kühlungsborn was created in 1938. Since 1996 the city of Kühlungsborn may also bear the title "Seaside resort".

Area and population

Area: 16.187.241 m²
Number of inhabitants: 8,878

Guest arrivals and accommodation in numbers

Our guests come mainly from the federal states of Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia. Refrigeration is increasingly being visited by holidaymakers from Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Bremen and the new Länder. This trend has increased significantly since the completion of the 20 autobahn.

The main focus of the economic development of cooling borns lies in tourism. The city acts as a center. The economic structure of the city is dominated by small businesses and handicraft companies.

Beds [thousand] |4|11|14|14 |15,5|15,7|16,1|16,5|16,5|18|17,5|18
Guest arrivals [thousand]|98|322|341|334|368|349|383|411|410|430|441|453
Overnight stays [thousand]|433|1.778|1.822|2.090|2.248|2.236|2.345|2.505|2.440|2.451|2.352|2.514
Average stay in days |4,4|5,5|5,34|6,26|6,21|6,4|6,13|6,1|6|6|5,3|5,6