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Coat of arms of Peenemünde
Coordinates 54°8′0″N 13°46′0″E / 54.133333°N 13.766667°E / 54.133333; 13.766667
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Ostvorpommern
Municipal assoc. Usedom-Nord
Mayor Rainer Barthelmes
Basic statistics
Area 24.97 km2 (9.64 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m  (10 ft)
Population 345  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 14 /km2 (36 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate OVP
Postal code 17449
Area code 038371
Location of Peenemünde within Ostvorpommern district

Peenemünde (peːnəˈmʏndə) is a village in the northeast of the German (Western) part of Usedom island. It stands near the mouths 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.

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