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Güstrow

town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany

Güstrow is a town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is the capital of the district of Güstrow. It had 30,500 people in 2008. It is the seventh largest town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Since 2006 Güstrow has the official suffix Barlachstadt.

Güstrow
Güstrow Palace, a marvel of Renaissance architecture
Flag of Güstrow
Flag
Coat of arms of Güstrow
Coat of arms
Location of Güstrow within Rostock district
Güstrow in LRO.svg
Güstrow is located in Germany
Güstrow
Güstrow
Güstrow is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Güstrow
Güstrow
Coordinates: 53°47′38″N 12°10′35″E / 53.79389°N 12.17639°E / 53.79389; 12.17639Coordinates: 53°47′38″N 12°10′35″E / 53.79389°N 12.17639°E / 53.79389; 12.17639
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictRostock
Government
 • MayorArne Schuldt (Ind.)
Area
 • Total71.09 km2 (27.45 sq mi)
Elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total29,215
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
18273
Dialling codes03843
Vehicle registrationLRO
Websitewww.guestrow.de

GeographyEdit

 
Güstrow 1704

The town of Güstrow is 45 km south of Rostock at the Nebel. The Bützow-Güstrow-Kanal (Channel) is a connection to the Warnow. It is used by water tourists. There are 5 lakes (Inselsee, Sumpfsee, Parumer See, Grundloser See and Gliner See (See=lake)) and some forests around Güstrow.

ReferencesEdit

  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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