- The title of this article contains the character ü. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Luebeck.
|City subdivisions||35 Stadtbezirke|
|Mayor||Bernd Saxe (SPD)|
|Area||214.13 km2 (82.68 sq mi)|
|Elevation||13 m (43 ft)|
|Population||213,983 (31 December 2005)|
|- Density||999 /km2 (2,588 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Postal codes||23501 − 23570|
|Area codes||0451, 04502|
|Hanseatic City of Lübeck *|
|Region **||Europe and North America|
|Inscription||1987 (11th Session)|
The city's full name is Hansestadt Lübeck (Hanseatic city of Lubeck) in memory of its history. It was an important part in the Hanseatic League. The architecture of the city and the region as well is influenced by this historic period. As the Free City of Lübeck, the city was a state of the Weimar Republic. Other Hanseatic cities today are: Hamburg, Rostock, Wismar, Stralsund, Bremen, Greifswald and Demmin.
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