Malchin

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Malchin
Brick Gothic town gate of Malchin (Kalensches Tor)
Brick Gothic town gate of Malchin (Kalensches Tor)
Coat of arms of Malchin
Coat of arms
Malchin   is located in Germany
Malchin
Malchin
Coordinates: 53°44′N 12°47′E / 53.733°N 12.783°E / 53.733; 12.783Coordinates: 53°44′N 12°47′E / 53.733°N 12.783°E / 53.733; 12.783
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc. Malchin am Kummerower See
Subdivisions 8
Government
 • Mayor Jörg Lange (FDP)
Area
 • Total 94.50 km2 (36.49 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 7,647
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17139
Dialling codes 03994, 03996
Vehicle registration DM
Website www.rathaus-malchin.de

Malchin (German pronunciation: [malˈçiːn]) is a town in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It offers some notable landmarks, such as two Brick Gothic town gates, a medieval defense tower, the Gothic town church of St. Johannis and the Neo Baroque town hall.

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