kids encyclopedia robot

Stralsund facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Stralsund
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicolas's church)
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicolas's church)
Coat of arms of Stralsund
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Urban district
Founded 1234
Elevation
13 m (43 ft)
Population
 (2006-12-31)
 • Total 57,613
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
18435, 18437, 18439
Dialling codes 03831
Vehicle registration HST
Website www.stralsund.de
Stralsund, Altstadt (2011-05-21) 4

Stralsund is a city in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, situated at the southern coast of the Strelasund (a sound of the Baltic Sea separating the island of Rügen from the mainland).

In 1293 Stralsund became a member of the Hanseatic League.

From 1949 until German Reunification in 1990, Stralsund was part of the German Democratic Republic.

Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar *
Stralsund: Old Market Square with the Town Hall and the Nikolaikirche
Country  Germany
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iv
Reference 1067
Region ** Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 2002 (26th Session)



Images for kids

kids search engine
Stralsund Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.