Grevesmühlen

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Grevesmühlen
Coat of arms of Grevesmühlen
Coat of arms
Grevesmühlen   is located in Germany
Grevesmühlen
Grevesmühlen
Coordinates: 53°52′N 11°10′E / 53.867°N 11.167°E / 53.867; 11.167Coordinates: 53°52′N 11°10′E / 53.867°N 11.167°E / 53.867; 11.167
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Government
 • Mayor Jürgen Ditz
Area
 • Total 52.32 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,594
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23936
Dialling codes 03881
Vehicle registration NWM
Website www.grevesmuehlen.de

Grevesmühlen (German pronunciation: [ɡʁeːvəsˈmyːlən]) is a municipality in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, northern Germany. It is the capital of the Nordwestmecklenburg district. It is situated 33 km east of Lübeck, and 29 km northwest of Schwerin. It is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.

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The name Grevesmühlen goes back as far as 1226, which makes it one of the oldest towns in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

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