Kiel is the state capital and at the same time most populous city Schleswig-Holstein. As a Holstenstadt Tom Kyle founded in the 13th century, she became the big city in 1900. Today Kiel is one of the 30 largest cities in Germany and forms the center of the Kiel region.
Kiel is the northernmost city in Germany. It is located on the Baltic Sea (Kieler Förde) and is the endpoint of the most busy artificial waterway in the world, the International Kiel Canal North Baltic Sea Canal. Kiel is traditionally a major base of the German Navy and known through the annual international sailing event Kieler Week, the Handball Association and German Record Master Thw Kiel, the football club Holstein Kiel and the culinary specialty of the Kieler sprat.
Of economic importance, in addition to the service sector, the largest German shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and the Kiel Baltic Seashafen with the ferries to Scandinavia and the Baltics. The county-free city is a seat of threesome universities: the Christian-Albrechts-Universität, the University of Applied Sciences Kiel and the Muthesius Kunskochschule.
With deliberately wrongly written name on two jerseys, the Hamburger SV has set a sign. The shirts of the Professionals Moritz Heyer and Jonas Meffert were deliberately flocked against Holstein Kiel in the home game of the Soccer Second division against Holstein Kiel to draw attention to reading and spelling disorders. Instead, the names Heya and Meffort were read on the jerseys. Estimated 6.2 million people in Germany can not or only inadequate reading and writing, the HSV shared with the action. Three millions of these people are affected by a dyslexia, the reading and spelling disorder. One of the frequent symptoms is the swap of similarly sounding or similar-looking letters. With the action you want to sensitize and call to more tolerance, the HSV emphasized.