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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
13 m (43 ft)
 • Total 57,613
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
18435, 18437, 18439
Dialling codes 03831
Vehicle registration HST
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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)
  • Name as inscribed on World Heritage List
    ** Region as classified by UNESCO

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