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 (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 10,621
 • Density 200/km2 (530/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.

History[edit]

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

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