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Demmin (district)

Statistics
State:Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Capital:Demmin[?]
Area:1921 km²
Inhabitants:93,700 (2001)
pop. density:49 inh./km²
Car identification:DM
Website:lk-demmin.de (http://www.lk-demmin.de/)
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Demmin is a district in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is bounded by (from the south and clockwise) the districts of Müritz, Güstrow, Nordvorpommern, Ostvorpommern and Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and by the city of Neubrandenburg.

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History

The district was established in 1994 by merging the former districts of Demmin, Altentreptow and Malchin.

Geography

The Peene[?] river enters the district in the west, runs through a large lake called the Kummerower See (33 km²), and leaves the district to the northeast. The district of Demmin unites parts of the historical regions of Mecklenburg and (Western) Pomerania.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms displays:
  • The bull is the heraldic animal of Mecklenburg
  • The silver griffin together with the chess pattern have been the arms of Pomerania
  • The silver castle to the right is from the arms of the city of Demmin

Towns and municipalities

  1. Altentreptow[?]
  2. Dargun[?]
  3. Demmin[?]
  4. Jarmen[?]
  5. Loitz[?]
  6. Malchin[?]
  7. Neukalen[?]
  8. Stavenhagen[?]
    Ämter
  1. Am Kummerower See[?]
  2. Borrentin[?]
  3. Dargun
  4. Demmin-Land[?]
  5. Kastorfer See[?]
  6. Peenetal[?]
  7. Stavenhagen-Land[?]
  8. Tollensetal[?]
  9. Tutow[?]
 

External links

Official website (http://www.lk-demmin.de) (German)



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