Neukalen

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Neukalen
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Neukalen
Coat of arms
Location of Neukalen within Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district
Neukalen in MBS.svg
Neukalen is located in Germany
Neukalen
Neukalen
Neukalen is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Neukalen
Neukalen
Coordinates: 53°49′N 12°47′E / 53.817°N 12.783°E / 53.817; 12.783Coordinates: 53°49′N 12°47′E / 53.817°N 12.783°E / 53.817; 12.783
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictMecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc.Malchin am Kummerower See
Subdivisions8
Government
 • MayorWilli Voß
Area
 • Total46.84 km2 (18.09 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,749
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
17154
Dialling codes039956
Vehicle registrationDM
Website[1]

Neukalen is a town in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated 19 km southwest of Demmin.

History[edit]

(Old) Kalen was first mentioned in a document of 1174. After 1236, Kalen, now called Altkalen, was located on the trade route from Szczecin to Rostockand and it expanded as a city with a strong fortifications. The city got lands and in 1253 it was granted the Lübeck law. In 1281 the city was moved for unknown reasons to Gnoien and so Neukalen was newly founded in 1281.

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References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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