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Coat of arms of Röbel
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Röbel   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°22′34″N 12°36′22″E / 53.37611°N 12.60611°E / 53.37611; 12.60611Coordinates: 53°22′34″N 12°36′22″E / 53.37611°N 12.60611°E / 53.37611; 12.60611
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc. Röbel-Müritz
 • Mayor Heiner Müller (SPD)
 • Total 30.17 km2 (11.65 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,136
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17207
Dialling codes 039931
Vehicle registration MÜR
Website http://www.amt-roebel-mueritz.de/
Lake Müritz in Röbel

Röbel is a municipality in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated on the western shore of Lake Müritz, 25 km north of Wittstock, and 27 km southwest of Waren. It is part of the Amt Röbel-Müritz.


Aerial view of Rübel's old town

The museum Engelscher Hof and the half-timbered former synagogue provide a permanent exhibition on Mecklenburg's Jewish history, commemorating - among other things - the life and work of Israel Jacobson, formerly consistorial president in the Kingdom of Westphalia and feudal landlord in Jördenstorf.

Röbel's historical Jewish centre, the synagogue.


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