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From top: Rostock skyline, St. Mary's Church, St. Peter's Church, seaside resort Warnemünde, city hall, Warnemünde beach
|Elevation||13 m (43 ft)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
It has over 200,000 people (209,191 in December 2019) and an old university (founded in 1419). The town is on the river Warnow. The mayor is Claus Ruhe Madsen. The city today carries the name Hansestadt (Hanseatic city) in memory of its history, where it has been an important part of the Hanseatic League. The architecture of the city and the region is influenced by this historic period.
Rostock is on the Baltic Sea. It has an important harbor. A district of the city, Warnemünde, is famous for its long beaches. It has a humid continental climate (Dfb in the Koeppen climate classification).
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