Plau am See

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Plau am See
Lock and former mill
Lock and former mill
Coat of arms of Plau am See
Coat of arms
Plau am See   is located in Germany
Plau am See
Plau am See
Coordinates: 53°27′29″N 12°15′45″E / 53.45806°N 12.26250°E / 53.45806; 12.26250Coordinates: 53°27′29″N 12°15′45″E / 53.45806°N 12.26250°E / 53.45806; 12.26250
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Ludwigslust-Parchim
Municipal assoc. Plau am See
Subdivisions 9
Government
 • Mayor Norbert Reier
Area
 • Total 115.99 km2 (44.78 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,070
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 19395
Dialling codes 038735
Vehicle registration PCH
Website http://www.amtplau.de/

Plau am See is a town in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated 28 km east of Parchim, and 29 km west of Waren.

At the edge of town, there is a protected forest habitat named Plauer Stadtwald (literally: Plau city forest). Among the sights in town are a historic church building, the ruins of the Burg Plau castle and a bridge that may be vertically lifted to allow boats on the channel below to pass through. [2]

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