Cumlosen

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Cumlosen
Cumlosen   is located in Germany
Cumlosen
Cumlosen
Coordinates: 53°01′59″N 11°40′00″E / 53.03306°N 11.66667°E / 53.03306; 11.66667Coordinates: 53°01′59″N 11°40′00″E / 53.03306°N 11.66667°E / 53.03306; 11.66667
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Prignitz
Municipal assoc. Lenzen-Elbtalaue
Subdivisions 3 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Harald Pohle (UBC)
Area
 • Total 21.85 km2 (8.44 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 787
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 19322
Dialling codes 038794
Vehicle registration PR
Website www.cumlosen.de
The church

Cumlosen is a municipality in the Prignitz district, in Brandenburg, Germany.

History[edit]

Between 1945 and 1990 Cumlosen served as East German inner German border crossing for inland navigation on the Elbe. The crossing was open for freight vessels navigating between Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Zone of occupation in Germany (till 1949, thereafter the East German Democratic Republic, or West Berlin and the British zone of occupation (till 1949) and thereafter the West German Federal Republic of Germany. The traffic was subject to the Interzonal traffic regulations and that between West Germany and West Berlin was subject to the special regulations of the Transit Agreement (1972).

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