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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
Coordinates: 53°54′N 11°28′E / 53.900°N 11.467°E / 53.900; 11.467Coordinates: 53°54′N 11°28′E / 53.900°N 11.467°E / 53.900; 11.467
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Beyer (SPD)
Area
 • Total 41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 42,992
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23952, 23966, 23968, 23970
Dialling codes 03841
Vehicle registration HWI
Website www.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.

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