Malchin

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Malchin
Brick Gothic town gate of Malchin (Kalensches Tor)
Brick Gothic town gate of Malchin (Kalensches Tor)
Coat of arms of Malchin
Coat of arms
Malchin is located in Germany
Malchin
Malchin
Location of Malchin within Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district
Malchin in MBS.svg
Coordinates: 53°44′N 12°47′E / 53.733°N 12.783°E / 53.733; 12.783Coordinates: 53°44′N 12°47′E / 53.733°N 12.783°E / 53.733; 12.783
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictMecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc.Malchin am Kummerower See
Government
 • MayorJörg Lange (FDP)
Area
 • Total94.50 km2 (36.49 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,346
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes17139
Dialling codes03994, 03996
Vehicle registrationDM
Websitewww.rathaus-malchin.de

Malchin (German pronunciation: [malˈçiːn]) is a town in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It offers some notable landmarks, such as two Brick Gothic town gates, a medieval defense tower, the Gothic town church of St. Johannis and the Neo Baroque town hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2017". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). October 2018.

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Media related to Malchin at Wikimedia Commons

Church St. John; in the background the town hall