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Rostock ( ROST-ok, German: [ˈʁɔstɔk]), officially the Hanseatic City of Rostock (German: Hansestadt Rostock), is the largest city in the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and lies in the Mecklenburgian part of the state, close to the border with PomeraniaWith around 208,000 inhabitants, it is the third largest city on the German Baltic coast after Kiel and Lübeck, the eighth largest city in the area of former East Germany, as well as the 39th largest city of GermanyRostock was the largest coastal and most important port city in East Germany. Rostock stands on the estuary of the River Warnow into the Bay of Mecklenburg of the Baltic SeaThe city stretches for about 16 km (10 mi) along the river, that flows into the sea in the very north of the city, between the boroughs of Warnemünde and Hohe DüneThe city center lies further upstream, in the very south of the city.
While most of Rostock's inhabitants live on the western side of the Warnow, the area east of the river is dominated by the port, industrial estates and the forested Rostock HeathThe city's coastline east and west of the river mouth is relatively undeveloped, with long sandy beaches prevailingThe name of the city and of the river are of Slavic origin. Rostock is the economic center of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and the state's only regiopolisThe port of Rostock is the fourth largest port in Germany after the North Sea ports of Hamburg, Bremen/Bremerhaven and Wilhelmshaven, and the largest port on the German Baltic coastThe ferry routes between Rostock and Gedser in Denmark as well as Trelleborg in Southern Sweden are among the busiest between Germany and Scandinavia.
Additional Information About Schwerin
Schwerin ([ʃvɛˈʁiːn] or [ʃvəˈʁiːn]; Mecklenburgian: Swerin) is the capital and second-largest city of the northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-VorpommernIt has a population of about 100,000.Schwerin was first mentioned in 1018 as Wendenburg and was granted city rights in 1160 by Henry the Lion, thus it is the oldest city of Mecklenburg-VorpommernIt is globally known for its romantic Schwerin Palace, situated on an island in Lake SchwerinThe palace was one of the main residences of the dukes and grand dukes of Mecklenburg until 1918 and is the official seat of the state parliament since 1990The city also has a largely intact old town, thanks to only minor damage in World War II. Schwerin is located within the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and close to Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region, and to nearby regiopolises of Rostock and Lübeck.