Grevesmühlen (German pronunciation: [ɡʁeːvəsˈmyːlən]) is a municipality in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, northern Germany. It was the seat of the Nordwestmecklenburg district until 2011, when Wismar became the seat. It is situated 33 km east of Lübeck, and 29 km northwest of Schwerin. It is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.

Grevesmühlen
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Grevesmühlen
Flag
Coat of arms of Grevesmühlen
Coat of arms
Location of Grevesmühlen within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Grevesmühlen in NWM 2011.svg
Grevesmühlen is located in Germany
Grevesmühlen
Grevesmühlen
Grevesmühlen is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Grevesmühlen
Grevesmühlen
Coordinates: 53°52′N 11°10′E / 53.867°N 11.167°E / 53.867; 11.167Coordinates: 53°52′N 11°10′E / 53.867°N 11.167°E / 53.867; 11.167
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictNordwestmecklenburg
Government
 • MayorJürgen Ditz
Area
 • Total52.32 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total10,354
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
23936
Dialling codes03881
Vehicle registrationNWM
Websitewww.grevesmuehlen.de

HistoryEdit

The name Grevesmühlen goes back as far as 1226, which makes it one of the oldest towns in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

PersonalitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Grevesmühlen at Wikimedia Commons