Laage (German pronunciation: [ˈlaːɡə]) is a town and a municipality in the Rostock district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It is situated on the river Recknitz, 23 kilometres southeast of Rostock. Rostock Laage Airport is located a few kilometres west of Laage. The former municipality Diekhof was merged into Laage in May 2019.

Laage
Laage Water tower
Laage Water tower
Coat of arms of Laage
Coat of arms
Location of Laage within Rostock district
Laage in LRO.svg
Laage is located in Germany
Laage
Laage
Laage is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Laage
Laage
Coordinates: 53°55′56″N 12°20′48″E / 53.93222°N 12.34667°E / 53.93222; 12.34667Coordinates: 53°55′56″N 12°20′48″E / 53.93222°N 12.34667°E / 53.93222; 12.34667
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictRostock
Municipal assoc.Laage
Government
 • MayorHolger Anders
Area
 • Total114.78 km2 (44.32 sq mi)
Elevation
20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total6,396
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
18299
Dialling codes038459
Vehicle registrationLRO
Websitewww.stadt-laage.de

ReferencesEdit

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