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Nordvorpommern

Nordvorpommern ("North Western Pomerania") is a Kreis (district) in the northern part of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated at the coast of the Baltic Sea, where it encloses the city of Stralsund. Area 2167 km², population 117,800 (2000). The district's capital is Grimmen[?].

In history this region was the westernmost part of Pomerania. The coast is characterised by an elongated peninsula, the Darß. Between the Darß and the mainland there is a very shallow lagoon, which is a part of the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park, just as the entire peninsula itself.

Towns in Nordvorpommern: Grimmen[?], Ribnitz-Damgarten, Barth, Richtenberg[?], Marlow[?], Tribsees[?], Bad Sülze[?].



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