Gnevkow

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Gnevkow
Gnevkow   is located in Germany
Gnevkow
Gnevkow
Coordinates: 53°47′N 13°10′E / 53.783°N 13.167°E / 53.783; 13.167Coordinates: 53°47′N 13°10′E / 53.783°N 13.167°E / 53.783; 13.167
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
Municipal assoc. Treptower Tollensewinkel
Subdivisions 4
Government
 • Mayor Gerhard Krüger
Area
 • Total 17.13 km2 (6.61 sq mi)
Elevation 49 m (161 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 383
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17089
Dialling codes 039993
Vehicle registration DM
Website www.altentreptow.de

Gnevkow is a municipality in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Districts[edit]

Gnevkow is made up of the following five districts:

Gnevkow, Marienhöhe, Letzin, Letzin-Siedlung, Prützen,

History[edit]

Gnevkow was first mentioned 1268. The place belonged until 1818 to the Castle Klempenow. In 1862, 421 inhabitants had the village Gnewkow with the State Manor Estate (Staatsdomänenvorwerk) and Marienhöhe.

Village Church[edit]

The village church in Gnevkow is a render boulder church dating from the 15th century. The altar wall shows holy figures from the first half 16th century. The pulpit basket out of the 17th century is flanked of two Mary figures and two angels (14. century and first half 16th century). Next to the western gable wall is new bell frame with bell dating from 1827. Between 1999 to 2003 the foundation, walls and roof of the church were repaired.

Domäne Gnevkow (Gnevkow Manor House)[edit]

Was built between 1860 and 1862 to manage the immediate estate, the construction taking the standard estate (Domäne) form [2] with the manor house at the far end of a large courtyard with a pond and barns to either side. [3]

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