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Güstrow Castle
Güstrow Castle
Coat of arms of Güstrow
Güstrow is located in Germany
Coordinates 53°47′38″N 12°10′35″E / 53.79389°N 12.17639°E / 53.79389; 12.17639
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
District Rostock
Mayor Arne Schuldt (Ind.)
Basic statistics
Area 70.86 km2 (27.36 sq mi)
Elevation 14 m  (46 ft)
Population 28,256  (31 December 2012)
 - Density 399 /km2 (1,033 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate
Postal code 18273
Area code 03843
Website www.guestrow.de
Location of the town of Güstrow within Rostock district

Güstrow is a town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Güstrow. It had 30,500 people in 2008. It is the seventh largest town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Since 2006 Güstrow has the official suffix Barlachstadt.

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Güstrow 1704

The town of Güstrow is 45 km south of Rostock at the Nebel. The Bützow-Güstrow-Kanal (Channel) is a connection to the Warnow. It is used by water tourists. There are 5 lakes (Inselsee, Sumpfsee, Parumer See, Grundloser See and Gliner See (See=lake)) and some forests around Güstrow.

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