Glasin

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Glasin
Glasin   is located in Germany
Glasin
Glasin
Coordinates: 53°55′N 11°44′E / 53.917°N 11.733°E / 53.917; 11.733Coordinates: 53°55′N 11°44′E / 53.917°N 11.733°E / 53.917; 11.733
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Municipal assoc. Neukloster-Warin
Government
 • Mayor Joachim Wittke
Area
 • Total 39.34 km2 (15.19 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 770
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23992
Dialling codes 038429
Vehicle registration NWM
Website www.neukloster.de

Glasin is a municipality in the Nordwestmecklenburg district, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany.

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Glasin borders on the district of Rostock in the east. It is located in an end moraine area which extends from Kühlungsborn to the area of the upper Warnow river. The "Fuchsberg" is the highest point of this municipality, with a total height of 341.2 feet (104m) above sea level. In the south, the municipality of Glasin borders on Lake Gross Tessin. Glasin is approx. 14 miles (22 km) east of the Hanseatic League City Wismar and 29 miles (46 km) southwest of the Hanseatic League City Rostock.

Organization of the municipality[edit]

The municipality of Glasin includes followings villages:

  • Babst (became a part of the municipality of Glasin on January 1, 2001)
  • Gross Tessin (became a part of the municipality of Glasin on January 1, 2001)
  • Perniek
  • Pinnowhof
  • Poischendorf
  • Strameuss (became a part of the municipality of Glasin on January 1, 2001)
  • Warnkenhagen

History[edit]

Glasin was first mentioned in 1248, Babst in 1267.

Politics[edit]

Mayor Joachim Wittke has been elected several times. The last reelection was on June 7, 2009.

Economy[edit]

The kindergarten "Gaensebluemchen", a restaurant (which is available for private parties only) and a voluntary fire department are located in Glasin.

Beside agricultural businesses you'll find some very small trade businesses, like a wheelwright's workshop, a corn workshop and a gas station. In Perniek, a part of this municipality, is an open cast mining of gravel/sand granulate.

Infrastructure[edit]

Glasin is accessed by car from the Bundesautobahn 20 (Lübeck–Greifswald) exit 11 Neukloster/Glasin. The nearest railroad station is Steinhausen-Neuburg in Neuburg, served by local trains between Rostock and Wismar. The nearest airport is Rostock Laage Airport (31 miles/50 km).

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