Alt Meteln

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Alt Meteln
Alt Meteln   is located in Germany
Alt Meteln
Alt Meteln
Location of Alt Meteln within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Alt Meteln in NWM 2011.svg
Coordinates: 53°45′N 11°20′E / 53.750°N 11.333°E / 53.750; 11.333Coordinates: 53°45′N 11°20′E / 53.750°N 11.333°E / 53.750; 11.333
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Municipal assoc. Lützow-Lübstorf
 • Mayor Dieter Franz
 • Total 23.07 km2 (8.91 sq mi)
Elevation 49 m (161 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,184
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 19069
Dialling codes 03867
Vehicle registration NWM

Alt Meteln is a municipality in the Nordwestmecklenburg district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.


The municipality lies 15 kilometers north of Schwerin. The local landscape is glacial carved and the Schweriner See and the Stepenitz are located east and west of Alt Meteln respectively. The Auchbach flows by the municipality towards Schwerin.


The first mention of the municipality dates back to 1284 when it was mentioned as a small village. A Gothic brick church located in the municipality dates back to the 13th century.


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