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Flag of Röbel
Coat of arms of Röbel
Coat of arms
Röbel   is located in Germany
Location of Röbel within Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district
Röbel in MBS.svg
Coordinates: 53°22′34″N 12°36′22″E / 53.37611°N 12.60611°E / 53.37611; 12.60611Coordinates: 53°22′34″N 12°36′22″E / 53.37611°N 12.60611°E / 53.37611; 12.60611
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc. Röbel-Müritz
 • Mayor Heiner Müller (SPD)
 • Total 30.17 km2 (11.65 sq mi)
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,106
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17207
Dialling codes 039931
Vehicle registration MÜR
Website www.stadt-roebel.de
Lake Müritz in Röbel

Röbel is a municipality in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated on the western shore of Lake Müritz, 25 km north of Wittstock, and 27 km southwest of Waren. It is part of the Amt Röbel-Müritz.


Aerial view of Rübel's old town

The museum Engelscher Hof and the half-timbered former synagogue provide a permanent exhibition on Mecklenburg's Jewish history, commemorating - among other things - the life and work of Israel Jacobson, formerly consistorial president in the Kingdom of Westphalia and feudal landlord in Jördenstorf.

Röbel's historical Jewish centre, the synagogue.

The sons and daughters of Röbels[edit]

Grit Breuer (82), Katrin Schreiter, Petra Krug
  • Franz Engel (1834–1920), ethnologist and biologist, research traveler
  • Gustav Melkert (1890–1943), secretary of the agricultural workers' union in the then district of Waren / Müritz and member of the SPD. Used as a Nazi resister. After him, a street in the district of Gildekamp is named.
  • Julius Runge (1843–1922), painter
  • Grit Breuer (born 1972), athlete


External links[edit]

Media related to Röbel/Müritz at Wikimedia Commons