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Neo-Baroque town hall of Teterow (1910)
Neo-Baroque town hall of Teterow (1910)
Coat of arms of Teterow
Coat of arms
Teterow   is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°46′N 12°34′E / 53.767°N 12.567°E / 53.767; 12.567Coordinates: 53°46′N 12°34′E / 53.767°N 12.567°E / 53.767; 12.567
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Rostock
 • Mayor Reinhard Dettmann
 • Total 47.17 km2 (18.21 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,604
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17166
Dialling codes 03996
Vehicle registration LRO
Website www.teterow.de

Teterow (German pronunciation: [ˈteːtəʁo]) is a town of Germany, in the district of Rostock, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It is the geographical center of this federal state. It had a population of 8,852 in 2011.

The Teterower See is a lake in the north-east of the town.


Rostocker Tor (Brick Gothic city gate leading to Rostock)

The Stadtkirche St. Peter und Paul (St. Peter and St. Paul's Church), was built in 1215 in Late Romanesque and Gothic style.

There are two remaining gates of the ancient city wall: the 14th-century Malchiner Tor (today the seat of the museum of local history), and the Rostocker Tor.

The Marktplatz (Market Square), with the Town Hall, was built in 1910 in Neo-Baroque style.

The "Hechtbrunen" with inscription in "Plattdütsch" (Northgerman dialect). Weck Lüd sünd klauk un weck sünd däsig, un weck dei sünd wat öwernäsig. Lat't ehr spijöken, kinnings lat't, dei Klock hett lürr't, dei Hekt is fat't.


Thusch - [2] - Theater in der Uhrenschule (Theatre at the Clock factory). A Studio theatre and cinema, existing since 2002. Member of the Landesverbandes Filmkommunikation Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the umbrella organisation of art house cinema and film clubs.

Twin towns[edit]

Teterow is twinned with:

Famous residents[edit]

Johann Heinrich von Thünen

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