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Market Square
Market Square
Coat of arms of Wismar
Coordinates 53°54′0″N 11°28′0″E / 53.9°N 11.466667°E / 53.9; 11.466667
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Urban district
Mayor Dr. Rosemarie Wilcken (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m  (49 ft)
Population 45,182  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,092 /km2 (2,829 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate HWI
Postal codes 23952, 23966, 23968, 23970
Area code 03841
Website http://www.wismar.de
Boroughs of Wismar
Boroughs of Wismar

Wismar is a small town in northern Germany on the Baltic Sea, in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, about 45 km due east of Lübeck, and 30 km due north of Schwerin. It has a university and a harbour.

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