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Schweriner Schloss (parliament of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)
Schweriner Schloss (parliament of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)
Coat of arms of Schwerin
Schwerin is located in Germany
Coordinates 53°38′0″N 11°25′0″E / 53.633333°N 11.416667°E / 53.633333; 11.416667
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Urban district
Town subdivisions 18 boroughs
Lord Mayor Angelika Gramkow (Die Linke)
Basic statistics
Area 130.46 km2 (50.37 sq mi)
Elevation 38 m  (125 ft)
Population  96,280  (31 December 2006)[1]
 - Density 738 /km2 (1,911 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate SN
Postal codes 19053, 19055, 19057, 19059, 19061, 19063
Area code 0385

Schwerin is the capital city of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It has a population of 97,000. It is the second biggest city (behind Rostock) in the state. It is the smallest capital of a German state.