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Wismar

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Wismar
Market Square with the waterworks from 1602 (Wasserkunst), landmark of Wismar
Market Square with the waterworks from 1602 (Wasserkunst), landmark of Wismar
Coat of arms of Wismar
Coat of arms
Wismar is located in Germany
Wismar
Wismar
Location of Wismar within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Wismar in NWM 2011.svg
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CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictNordwestmecklenburg
Government
 • MayorThomas Beyer (SPD)
Area
 • Total41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation15 m (49 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total42,992
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes23952, 23966, 23968, 23970
Dialling codes03841
Vehicle registrationHWI
Websitewww.wismar.de

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. "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2016". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). January 2018.

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