Röbel is a municipality in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated on the western shore of Lake Müritz, 25 km north of Wittstock, and 27 km southwest of Waren. It is part of the Amt Röbel-Müritz.

Röbel
Aerial view
Aerial view
Flag of Röbel
Flag
Coat of arms of Röbel
Coat of arms
Location of Röbel within Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district
Röbel in MBS.svg
Röbel is located in Germany
Röbel
Röbel
Röbel is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Röbel
Röbel
Coordinates: 53°22′34″N 12°36′22″E / 53.37611°N 12.60611°E / 53.37611; 12.60611Coordinates: 53°22′34″N 12°36′22″E / 53.37611°N 12.60611°E / 53.37611; 12.60611
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictMecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc.Röbel-Müritz
Government
 • MayorAndreas Sprick (CDU)
Area
 • Total30.17 km2 (11.65 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,044
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
17207
Dialling codes039931
Vehicle registrationMÜR
Websitewww.stadt-roebel.de
Lake Müritz in Röbel

SightsEdit

The museum Engelscher Hof and the half-timbered former synagogue provide a permanent exhibition on Mecklenburg's Jewish history, commemorating - among other things - the life and work of Israel Jacobson, formerly consistorial president in the Kingdom of Westphalia and feudal landlord in Jördenstorf.

 
Röbel's historical Jewish centre, the synagogue.
 
Windmill

The sons and daughters of RöbelsEdit

 
Grit Breuer (82), Katrin Schreiter, Petra Krug
  • Franz Engel (1834–1920), ethnologist and biologist, research traveler
  • Gustav Melkert (1890–1943), secretary of the agricultural workers' union in the then district of Waren / Müritz and member of the SPD. Used as a Nazi resister. After him, a street in the district of Gildekamp is named.
  • Julius Runge (1843–1922), painter
  • Grit Breuer (born 1972), athlete

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 Röbel/Müritz at Wikimedia Commons