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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 Wismar
Wismar (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪsmaʁ]) is a port and Hanseatic city in Northern Germany on the Baltic Sea, in the state of Mecklenburg-VorpommernIt is located about 45 kilometres (28 miles) east of Lübeck and 30 kilometres (19 miles) north of Schwerin, and is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan RegionIts natural harbour, located in the Bay of Wismar, is protected by a promontoryThe population was 42,219 in 2013It is the capital of the district of Nordwestmecklenburg. With its origins as a Slavic settlement, Wismar's recorded history began in the 12th century.