Peenemünde

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Peenemünde
Coat of arms of Peenemünde
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Ostvorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc. Usedom-Nord
Government
 • Mayor Rainer Barthelmes
Area
 • Total 24.97 km2 (9.64 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 345
 • Density 13.817/km2 (35.78/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17449
Dialling codes 038371
Vehicle registration OVP
Website http://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.