Klütz (German pronunciation: [ˈklʏts]) is a town in the Nordwestmecklenburg district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated near the Baltic Sea coast, 22 km northwest of Wismar, and 33 km northeast of Lübeck. It is famous for the manor house Bothmer Castle, located just outside the village. In the centre of the village lies the medieval Brick Gothic village church, dedicated to Our Lady. There is also a centre of literature named after writer Uwe Johnson in the town.

Klütz
Bothmer Castle in Klütz
Bothmer Castle in Klütz
Coat of arms of Klütz
Coat of arms
Location of Klütz within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Klütz in NWM 2011.svg
Klütz is located in Germany
Klütz
Klütz
Klütz is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Klütz
Klütz
Coordinates: 53°58′N 11°10′E / 53.967°N 11.167°E / 53.967; 11.167Coordinates: 53°58′N 11°10′E / 53.967°N 11.167°E / 53.967; 11.167
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictNordwestmecklenburg
Municipal assoc.Klützer Winkel
Government
 • MayorGuntram Jung
Area
 • Total44.12 km2 (17.03 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,114
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
23948, 23946 (Tarnewitzerhagen)
Dialling codes038825
Vehicle registrationNWM, GDB, GVM, WIS
Websitewww.kluetzer-winkel.de

It is close to the cities of Lübeck, Wismar and Schwerin and is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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