"Taning" redirects here. For the county of Daning, old romanization Taning, see Daning County.

Skippers house

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 54°19′2″N 8°56′34″E / 54.31722°N 8.94278°E / 54.31722; 8.94278Coordinates: 54°19′2″N 8°56′34″E / 54.31722°N 8.94278°E / 54.31722; 8.94278
Country Germany
State Schleswig-Holstein
District Nordfriesland
  Mayor Dorothe Klömmer
  Total 44.41 km2 (17.15 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 4,895
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 25832
Dialling codes 04861
Vehicle registration NF
Website www.toenning.de

Tönning (German; Low German Tünn, Tönn or Tönnen; Danish: Tønning; North Frisian: Taning) is a town in the district of Nordfriesland in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.


Tönning was destroyed in the Burchardi flood in 1634. During the Great Northern War, (1700–1721), Tönning was besieged twice.


It lies on the Eider river near its mouth at the North Sea. Tönning has a population of approximately 5,000.

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