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Sassnitz (German pronunciation: [ˈzasnɪts]) (before 1993 in German: Saßnitz) is a town on the Jasmund peninsula, Rügen Island, in the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The population as of 2007 was 10,747.
It is a well-known resort town, and is a gateway to the nearby Jasmund National Park with its unique chalk cliffs. Sassnitz is home of Rügen's only zoo, the Sassnitz Wildlife Park. The decommissioned British submarine HMS Otus was purchased by a German entrepreneur and towed to Sassnitz to be a floating museum. Sassnitz area is most popular for its famous chalk rocks (Kreidefelsen) which inspired artists like Caspar David Friedrich.
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