Rechlin

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Rechlin
Coat of arms of Rechlin
Coat of arms
Rechlin   is located in Germany
Rechlin
Rechlin
Coordinates: 53°20′N 12°43′E / 53.333°N 12.717°E / 53.333; 12.717Coordinates: 53°20′N 12°43′E / 53.333°N 12.717°E / 53.333; 12.717
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc. Röbel-Müritz
Government
 • Mayor Wolf-Dieter Ringguth
Area
 • Total 77.28 km2 (29.84 sq mi)
Elevation 67 m (220 ft)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,094
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17248
Dialling codes 039823
Vehicle registration MÜR
Website www.amt-roebel-mueritz.de

Rechlin is a municipality in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. The town's airport has a long history and was the Luftwaffe's main testing ground for new aircraft designs during the Third Reich.

The town has become popular with travelers thanks to being located at one of the entrances to Müritz National Park.

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