Penkun

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Penkun
Coat of arms of Penkun
Coat of arms
Penkun   is located in Germany
Penkun
Penkun
Coordinates: 53°17′N 14°15′E / 53.283°N 14.250°E / 53.283; 14.250Coordinates: 53°17′N 14°15′E / 53.283°N 14.250°E / 53.283; 14.250
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Vorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc. Löcknitz-Penkun
Subdivisions 4 Gemeindeteile
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Netzel (FDP)
Area
 • Total 78.63 km2 (30.36 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,874
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17328
Dialling codes 039751
Vehicle registration UER
Website www.loecknitz-online.de

Penkun (German pronunciation: [pɛŋˈkuːn]) is a town in the Vorpommern-Greifswald district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated 25 km east of Prenzlau, and 23 km southwest of Szczecin.

Penkun is known for its renaissance castle. Due to its proximity to the Szczecin agglomeration, it is a prospering town.

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