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Market Square
Market Square
Coat of arms of Wismar
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
 • Mayor Thomas Beyer (SPD)
 • Total 41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 45,182
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23952, 23966, 23968, 23970
Dialling codes 03841
Vehicle registration HWI

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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