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Schwerin

German location
Administration
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
Districturban
BrgermeisterAngelika Gramkow
PartyDie Linke
Basic statistics
Area (km2)130.46
Elevation (m)38
Population95855
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateSN
Postal code19053, 19055, 19057, 19059, 19061, 19063
Area code0385

Schwerin

Native NameGrafschaft Schwerin
Conventional Long NameCounty of Schwerin
Common NameSchwerin
ContinentEurope
RegionCentral Europe
CountryGermany
EraMiddle Ages
StatusVassal
EmpireHoly Roman Empire
Government TypePrincipality
Year Start1161
Year End1358
Event1Partitioned to Schwerin
 and Sch-Wittenburg
Date Event1
1279
Event2Partitioned to create
 Sch-Boizenburg
Date Event2
1323
Event3Inherited Tecklenburg
Date Event31328
Event4Sch-Schwerin comital line
 extinct
Date Event4
1344
Event EndSch-W'burg-B'burg extinct
Date End1349
Event PostComital line extinct; sold
 to Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Date Post
1358
P1Duchy of Saxony
S1Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Flag S1Flagge Großherzogtümer Mecklenburg.svg
CapitalSchwerin

Schwerin

Native NameBistum Schwerin
Conventional Long NameBishopric of Schwerin
Common NameSchwerin
ContinentEurope
RegionCentral Europe
CountryGermany
EraMiddle Ages
StatusVassal
EmpireHoly Roman Empire
Government TypeTheocracy
Year Start1165
Year End1648
Event PreEstablished
Date Pre1062
Event StartGained territory
Event EndSecularised to M-Schwerin
P1Duchy of Saxony
S1Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Flag S1Flagge Großherzogtümer Mecklenburg.svg
CapitalSchwerin

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Schwerin (-deʃveˈʁiːn) is the capital and second-largest city of the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The population, as of end of 2009, was 95,041.


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