Klütz

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Klütz
Bothmer Castle in Klütz
Bothmer Castle in Klütz
Coat of arms of Klütz
Coat of arms
Klütz   is located in Germany
Klütz
Klütz
Coordinates: 53°58′N 11°10′E / 53.967°N 11.167°E / 53.967; 11.167Coordinates: 53°58′N 11°10′E / 53.967°N 11.167°E / 53.967; 11.167
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Nordwestmecklenburg
Municipal assoc. Klützer Winkel
Government
 • Mayor Guntram Jung
Area
 • Total 44.12 km2 (17.03 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,095
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 23948, 23946 (Tarnewitzerhagen)
Dialling codes 038825
Vehicle registration NWM, GDB, GVM, WIS
Website www.kluetzer-winkel.de

Klütz (German pronunciation: [ˈklʏts]) is a town in the Nordwestmecklenburg district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated near the Baltic Sea coast, 22 km northwest of Wismar, and 33 km northeast of Lübeck. It is famous for the manor house Bothmer Castle, located just outside the village. In the centre of the village lies the medieval Brick Gothic village church, dedicated to Our Lady. There is also a centre of literature named after writer Uwe Johnson in the town.

It is close to the cities of Lübeck, Wismar and Schwerin and is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region.

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