|1. List. 2. Kampen. 3. Braderup. 4. Wenningstedt. 5. Munkmarsch. 6. Keitum. 7. Westerland. 8. Morsum. 9. Achsum. 10. Rantumer Becken. 11. Rantum. 12. Hörnum.|
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The "native" Sylt language Söl'ring is a unique dialect mixture of Frisian, with elements of Danish, Dutch and English. Today, it has been largely replaced by Low German.
Today, Sylt is mainly tourist attraction, famous for its healthy climate, and several German celebrities who own a house on the island.
List has a harbor, and is the most northern point of Germany. It has a population of about 2.500 (as of 2000).
Wenningstedt is known for the white cliff and the Denghoog stone grave, a walk-in grave made of huge stone walls from 3000 BC.
After the destruction of the town Eidum on November 1, 1436, in a great flood (Allerheiligenflut), the survivors moved to a place north-east (Wäästerlön in Söl'ring) of the original town. The new town was first mentioned in 1462. It officially became a city in 1905. The population (as of 2000) is 9.200. The city has the islands only civil airport.
Sylt-Ost (East Sylt) is a township, consisting of several small villages on the Nössehalbinsel on Sylt. The population (as of 2000) is 5.500. The villages include Tinnum, Munkmarsch, Archsum, Morsum and Keitum.
Keitum has a historical church (St. Severin church), dating back to the 1200s. The green cliff is also located near Keitum.
Morsum has a historical church (St. Martin church), dating back to the same era as the one in Keitum. Morsum is also known for the colored cliff, that shows the geological history of the last five million years on its height of 21 meters. It is under landscape conservation since 1923.