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Market Square
Market Square
Coat of arms of Wismar
Wismar is located in Germany
Coordinates 53°54′0″N 11°28′0″E / 53.90000°N 11.46667°E / 53.90000; 11.46667
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Mayor Thomas Beyer (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m  (49 ft)
Population  45,182  (31 December 2006)[1]
 - Density 1,092 /km2 (2,829 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HWI
Postal codes 23952, 23966, 23968, 23970
Area code 03841
Boroughs of Wismar
Boroughs of Wismar

Wismar is a town in northern Germany. It is on the Baltic Sea, in the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It is about 45 kilometres (28 miles) due east of Lübeck, and 30 km due north of Schwerin. It has a university and a harbour.

Till September 4, 2011, Wismar was a urban district.

References[change | change source]

  1. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Statistical Office. "Population of the districts Ämter and Municipalities, 30.06.2006" (PDF) (in German). 

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