Peenemünde

municipality on the Baltic Sea island of Usedom

Peenemünde (peːnəˈmʏndə) is a village in the northeast of the German (Western) part of Usedom island. It is near the mouth of the Peene river, on the easternmost part of the German Baltic coast. The town became well known because of the V-2 development by Wernher von Braun.

Peenemünde
Coat of arms of Peenemünde
Coat of arms
Location of Peenemünde within Ostvorpommern-Greifswald district
Peenemünde in OVP.PNG
Peenemünde is located in Germany
Peenemünde
Peenemünde
Peenemünde is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Peenemünde
Peenemünde
Coordinates: 54°08′0″N 13°46′0″E / 54.13333°N 13.76667°E / 54.13333; 13.76667Coordinates: 54°08′0″N 13°46′0″E / 54.13333°N 13.76667°E / 54.13333; 13.76667
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictOstvorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc.Usedom-Nord
Government
 • MayorRainer Barthelmes
Area
 • Total24.97 km2 (9.64 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total295
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
17449
Dialling codes038371
Vehicle registrationOVP
Websitehttp://www.amt-usedom-nord.de/

ReferencesEdit

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