Tessin, Germany

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For other places with the same name, see Tessin.
Church in Tessin
Church in Tessin
Coat of arms of Tessin
Coat of arms
Tessin  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 54°1′N 12°28′E / 54.017°N 12.467°E / 54.017; 12.467Coordinates: 54°1′N 12°28′E / 54.017°N 12.467°E / 54.017; 12.467
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Rostock
Municipal assoc. Tessin
 • Mayor Fred Ibold
 • Total 24.52 km2 (9.47 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,893
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 18195
Dialling codes 038205
Vehicle registration LRO
Website www.tessin.de

Tessin (Tessin bei Rostock) is a town in the Rostock district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated on the river Recknitz, 22 km east of Rostock.

Tessin Town hall

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

  • Ernst Heydemann (1876-1930), German politician and from 1919 to 1930 mayor and Lord Mayor of the Hansestadt Rostock.
  • Carl Heydemann (1878-1939), the last Lord Mayor in the Hansestadt Stralsund before the takeover of the National Socialists.
  • Roland Methling (born 1954), engineer, Lord Mayor of the Hansestadt Rostock since 2005