Wismar

city in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Wismar (Low German: Wismer) 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) east of Lübeck, and 30 kilometres (19 miles) north of Schwerin. It has a university and a harbor.

Wismar
Market Square with the waterworks from 1602 (Wasserkunst), landmark of Wismar
Market Square with the waterworks from 1602 (Wasserkunst), landmark of Wismar
Flag of Wismar
Coat of arms of Wismar
Location of Wismar within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Wismar in NWM 2011.svg
Wismar is located in Germany
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Wismar
Wismar is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
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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
 • Total41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2021-12-31)[1]
 • Total42,785
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
23952, 23966, 23968, 23970
Dialling codes03841
Vehicle registrationHWI
Websitewww.wismar.de

Till September 4, 2011, Wismar was an urban district.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2021" (XLS) (in German). Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. 2022.
  2. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Statistical Office. "Population of the districts Ämter and Municipalities, 30.06.2006" (PDF) (in German). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-14. Retrieved 2007-11-21.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Wismar at Wikimedia Commons