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The City of Schwerin in Germany (in German it’s Schwerin)

Brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population as of 2023.

§ Schwerin: brief information about the city

The City of Schwerin, in German Schwerin, with a population size of about 99'000 people is one of the medium cities of Germany, covering an area of 131 km2, the city is located in the eastern part of Germany (formerly the German Democratic Republic) in the federated state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern , the city of Schwerin is the capital of the said federated state. The population density of the city is 755 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Hamburg metropolitan region, with a population size of 5.3 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Schwerin population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Schwerin versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population. Population data is sourced from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.

The population of the city of Schwerin in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 98'596 30'101
Number of men, people 47'203 14'771
Number of women, people 51'393 15'330
City area, km2 131 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 755 411

§ Schwerin local time

The City of Schwerin, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Schwerin is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Schwerin

The major postal code in the City of Schwerin is 19053 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 15755, 19055, 19057, 19059, 19061, 19063.


§ City of Schwerin on the map

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§ City of Schwerin phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Schwerin, use its telephone code 385. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 385, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 385 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 385 1234123.



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