Malchin (German pronunciation: [malˈçiːn]) is a town in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It offers some notable landmarks, such as two Brick Gothic town gates, a medieval defense tower, the Gothic town church of St. Johannis and the Neo Baroque town hall. The former municipality Duckow was merged into Malchin in January 2019.

Malchin
Brick Gothic town gate of Malchin (Kalensches Tor)
Brick Gothic town gate of Malchin (Kalensches Tor)
Coat of arms of Malchin
Coat of arms
Location of Malchin within Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district
Malchin in MBS.svg
Malchin is located in Germany
Malchin
Malchin
Malchin is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Malchin
Malchin
Coordinates: 53°44′N 12°47′E / 53.733°N 12.783°E / 53.733; 12.783Coordinates: 53°44′N 12°47′E / 53.733°N 12.783°E / 53.733; 12.783
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictMecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc.Malchin am Kummerower See
Subdivisions8
Government
 • MayorAxel Müller (CDU)
Area
 • Total109.21 km2 (42.17 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,403
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
17139
Dialling codes03994, 03996
Vehicle registrationDM
Websitewww.amt-malchin-am-kummerower-see.de

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

 
Church St. John; in the background the town hall