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Wismar
Market Square with the waterworks from 1602 (Wasserkunst), landmark of Wismar
Market Square with the waterworks from 1602 (Wasserkunst), landmark of Wismar
Coat of arms of Wismar
Administration
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Basic statistics
Area 41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m  (49 ft)
Population 44,397  (31 December 2010)
 - Density 1,073 /km2 (2,780 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HWI
Postal codes 23952, 23966, 23968, 23970
Area code 03841
Location of the town of Wismar within Nordwestmecklenburg district
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Wismar 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 km north of Schwerin. It has a university and a harbor.

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


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