|Mayor||Udo Schulz (SPD)|
|Area||25.28 km2 (9.76 sq mi)|
|Elevation||52 m (171 ft)|
|Population||5,392 (31 December 2011)|
|- Density||213 /km2 (552 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Licence plate||MOL, vorher SEE|
Seelow was the location of one of the last major pitched battles in Europe during World War II - the Battle of the Seelow Heights. In this Battle, from April 16 to 19, 1945, Soviet troops under Marshal Zhukov opened the way to Berlin but suffered great losses.
Cultural references 
Because of its importance in World War II, Seelow is today featured in many video games, books, and movies. Seelow is a playable map in the popular PS3 and Xbox 360 game Call of Duty: World at War. The Battle of the Seelow Heights is featured extensively in Men of War. The planet Тзаэло (Tzaelow) in the Warhammer 40,000 universe is a likely reference to the town of Seelow, particularly the way that the battle is fought.
Media related to Seelow at Wikimedia Commons
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