Neubrandenburg

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Neubrandenburg
Coat of arms of Neubrandenburg
Neubrandenburg is located in Germany
Neubrandenburg
Neubrandenburg
Coordinates 53°33.42′0″N 13°15.66′0″E / 53.55700°N 13.26100°E / 53.55700; 13.26100
Administration
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
Town subdivisions 10 Stadtteile
Lord Mayor Silvio Witt (Ind.)
Basic statistics
Area 85.65 km2 (33.07 sq mi)
Population 67,517  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 788 /km2 (2,042 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate NB
Postal codes 17033, 17034, 17036
Area code 0395
Website www.neubrandenburg.de

Neubrandenburg (New Brandenburg, IPA: [nɔʏˈbʁandənbʊʁk]) is a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is in the southeastern part of the state, at the shore of a lake called the Tollensesee.

Till September 4, 2011 Neubrandenburg was a urban district.

Since march 2015 Silvio Witt is the mayor of Neubrandenburg. He is the succesor of Paul Krüger (CDU).

Neubrandenburg was founded by the knight Herbord von Raven in the year 1248.

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