Gresse

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Gresse
Gresse   is located in Germany
Gresse
Gresse
Coordinates: 53°25′N 10°45′E / 53.417°N 10.750°E / 53.417; 10.750Coordinates: 53°25′N 10°45′E / 53.417°N 10.750°E / 53.417; 10.750
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Ludwigslust-Parchim
Municipal assoc. Boizenburg-Land
Government
 • Mayor Werner Hornbacher
Area
 • Total 21.25 km2 (8.20 sq mi)
Elevation 24 m (79 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 662
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 19258
Dialling codes 038842
Vehicle registration LWL
Website www.amtboizenburgland.de
Church

Gresse is a municipality in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. During WWII one of the German death marches passed through the town. 60 Allied POWs died in a "friendly fire" situation when strafed by a flight of RAF Typhoons.

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