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Der Nordschleswiger

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Type  Daily newspaper
Language  German
Website  Der Nordschleswiger
Founded  1946
Headquarters  Åbenrå, Denmark

Der Nordschleswiger is a German-language regional newspaper published in Denmark. It is one of two major minority newspapers published in Europe, the other one being Flensborg Avis. In addition, it is the only paper published in German in Denmark and in Scandinavia as well as the first German-language paper established in Europe following World War II.

History and profile

Der Nordschleswiger was founded as a weekly newspaper in 1946. In 1951 it became daily. The newspaper is published in German and has its own publishing house.

Der Nordschleswiger is published in the format of Halbes Rheinisches. The headquarters of the paper is in Åbenrå. It reflects the voice of German-speaking minority people in Denmark and covers news on events in both Denmark and Germany. Major financial support for the paper comes from the German state. The website of the paper was started in 2007.

One of the former editors-in-chief of the paper was Siegfried Matlock.


Der Nordschleswiger Wikipedia

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