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Ostvorpommern

Ostvorpommern is a Kreis (district) in the eastern part of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated at the coast of the Baltic Sea, where it includes the western parts of the island of Usedom. Area 1910 km², population 114,100 (2001). The district's capital is Anklam.

The district includes all of Usedom with the exception of the city of Swinoujscie, which belongs to Poland. Usedom is the second largest German island. Its total area is 445 km≤, the area within Germany is 373 km≤, within Poland 72 km≤.

The Peene[?] river enters the district in the West, runs through the town of Anklam, and flows into a strait called Peenestrom, which separates Usedom from the mainland. The town of Wolgast[?] and the village of PeenemŁnde are situated at the Peenestrom.

The Hanseatic city of Greifswald is enclosed by, but not belonging to Ostvorpommern.

Towns in Ostvorpommern: Anklam, Wolgast[?], Usedom[?], Lassan[?], GŁtzkow[?].



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