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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
Location of Wismar within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Wismar in NWM 2011.svg
Wismar is located in Germany
Wismar
Wismar
Wismar is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Wismar
Wismar
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
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictNordwestmecklenburg
Government
 • MayorThomas Beyer (SPD)
Area
 • Total41.72 km2 (16.11 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
(2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total42,992
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
23952, 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. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2016". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). January 2018.

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