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Schwerin

capital city of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Schwerin is the capital city of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It has a population of 97,000. It is the second biggest city (behind Rostock) in the state. It is the smallest capital of a German state.

Schwerin
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Flag of Schwerin
Flag
Coat of arms of Schwerin
Coat of arms
Location of Schwerin
Schwerin is located in Germany
Schwerin
Schwerin
Schwerin is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Schwerin
Schwerin
Coordinates: 53°38′0″N 11°25′0″E / 53.63333°N 11.41667°E / 53.63333; 11.41667Coordinates: 53°38′0″N 11°25′0″E / 53.63333°N 11.41667°E / 53.63333; 11.41667
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord MayorRico Badenschier (SPD)
Area
 • Total130.52 km2 (50.39 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total95,668
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
19053, 19055, 19057, 19059, 19061, 19063
Dialling codes0385
Vehicle registrationSN
Websiteschwerin.de
County of Schwerin

Grafschaft Schwerin
1161–1358
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Coat of arms
County of Schwerin during the time of the Hohenstaufen Emperors (circa 1250)
County of Schwerin during the time of the Hohenstaufen Emperors (circa 1250)
StatusCounty
CapitalSchwerin
GovernmentCounty
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Established
1161
• Partitioned to Schwerin
    and Schwerin-Wittenburg
 
1279
• Partitioned to create
    Schwerin-Boizenburg
 
1323
• Inherited Tecklenburg
1328
• Schwerin-Schwerin comital line
    extinct
 
1344
1349 1358
• Comital line extinct; sold
    to Mecklenburg-Schwerin
 
1358
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Saxony Duchy of Saxony
Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Bishopric of Schwerin

Bistum Schwerin
1165–1648
Bishopric of Schwerin during the time of the Hohenstaufen Emperors (circa 1250)
Bishopric of Schwerin during the time of the Hohenstaufen Emperors (circa 1250)
StatusPrince-Bishopric
CapitalSchwerin
GovernmentPrince-Bishopric
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Established
1062
1165
1648
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Duchy of Saxony Duchy of Saxony
Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

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.