Dorf Mecklenburg

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Dorf Mecklenburg
Coat of arms of Dorf Mecklenburg
Coat of arms
Dorf Mecklenburg   is located in Germany
Dorf Mecklenburg
Dorf Mecklenburg
Coordinates: 53°51′N 11°28′E / 53.850°N 11.467°E / 53.850; 11.467Coordinates: 53°51′N 11°28′E / 53.850°N 11.467°E / 53.850; 11.467
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Municipal assoc. Dorf Mecklenburg-Bad Kleinen
 • Mayor Peter Sawiaczinski
 • Total 29.97 km2 (11.57 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,932
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23972, 23966
Dialling codes 03841
Vehicle registration NWM

Dorf Mecklenburg is a municipality in the Nordwestmecklenburg district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It is located 6 km south of Wismar and is also close to the cities of Lübeck and Schwerin and is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.

It is home to the castle "Mikilenburg" (Old German: "big castle"), that gave its name to the country known as Mecklenburg.