Penkun (German pronunciation: [pɛŋˈkuːn]) is a town in the Vorpommern-Greifswald district, in the smallest[2] city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated 25 km east of Prenzlau, and 23 km southwest of Szczecin.

Penkun
Coat of arms of Penkun
Coat of arms
Location of Penkun within Vorpommern-Greifswald district
Penkun in VG.svg
Penkun is located in Germany
Penkun
Penkun
Penkun is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Penkun
Penkun
Coordinates: 53°17′N 14°15′E / 53.283°N 14.250°E / 53.283; 14.250Coordinates: 53°17′N 14°15′E / 53.283°N 14.250°E / 53.283; 14.250
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictVorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc.Löcknitz-Penkun
Subdivisions4 Gemeindeteile
Government
 • MayorBernd Netzel (FDP)
Area
 • Total78.64 km2 (30.36 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,785
 • Density23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
17328
Dialling codes039751
Vehicle registrationVG
Websitewww.penkun.de

Penkun is known for its renaissance castle. Due to its proximity to the Szczecin agglomeration, it is a prospering town.

Towns near PenkunEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ "Willkommen in Penkun". www.penkun.de. Retrieved 2019-08-05.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Penkun at Wikimedia Commons