Schwerin

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Schwerin
Schweriner Schloss (parliament of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)
Coat of arms of Schwerin
Coat of arms
Schwerin   is located in Germany
Schwerin
Schwerin
Coordinates: 53°38′0″N 11°25′0″E / 53.63333°N 11.41667°E / 53.63333; 11.41667Coordinates: 53°38′0″N 11°25′0″E / 53.63333°N 11.41667°E / 53.63333; 11.41667
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Urban district
Subdivisions 18 boroughs
Government
 • Lord Mayor Rico Badenschier (SPD)
Area
 • Total 130.46 km2 (50.37 sq mi)
Elevation 38 m (125 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 96,800
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 19053, 19055, 19057, 19059, 19061, 19063
Dialling codes 0385
Vehicle registration SN
Website schwerin.de

Schwerin is the capital city of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It has a population of 97,000. It is the second biggest city (behind Rostock) in the state. It is the smallest capital of a German state.

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