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Greifswald

(grīfs`vält), city (1994 pop. 63,940), Mecklenburg–West Pomerania, N Germany, near the Baltic Sea. It is a port and rail junction and commercial center. Manufactures include machinery, textiles, and foodstuffs. The city was home to an atomic power station until 1990, when it failed to meet safety standards. At one time it delivered 10% of the former East Germany's total energy. Greifswald was chartered in 1250, and in 1648 it became part of Swedish PomeraniaPomerania
, region of N central Europe, extending along the Baltic Sea from a line W of Stralsund, Germany, to the Vistula River in Poland. From 1919 to 1939, Pomerania was divided among Germany, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig (Gdańsk).
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. In 1815 it passed to Prussia. Noteworthy buildings include the 14th-century town hall and several churches of the 13th and 14th cent. The city has a noted university (founded 1456).

Greifswald

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic in the Rostock District on the Ruck River, 4 km from the Greifswalder Bodden Bay of the Baltic Sea. Population, 46,200 (1969.) It is a transportation center. There are automobile repair shops; the town produces furniture, clothing, and building materials. Greifswald’s university was founded in 1456.

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