Peenemünde

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Peenemünde
Coat of arms of Peenemünde
Coat of arms
Location of Peenemünde within Ostvorpommern-Greifswald district
Peenemünde in OVP.PNG
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictOstvorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc.Usedom-Nord
Government
 • MayorRainer Barthelmes
Area
 • Total25.74 km2 (9.94 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2006-12-31)
 • Total345
 • Density13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
17449
Dialling codes038371
Vehicle registrationOVP
Websitehttp://www.amt-usedom-nord.de/

Peenemünde (peːnəˈmʏndə) is a village in the northeast of the German (Western) part of Usedom island. It stands near the mouths of the Peene river, on the easternmost part of the German Baltic coast. The town became well known, because of the V-2 development by Wernher von Braun.


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