Neustadt (Dosse)

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Neustadt (Dosse)
Town church
Town church
Coat of arms of Neustadt (Dosse)
Coat of arms
Neustadt (Dosse)   is located in Germany
Neustadt (Dosse)
Neustadt (Dosse)
Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 12°25′59″E / 52.86667°N 12.43306°E / 52.86667; 12.43306Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 12°25′59″E / 52.86667°N 12.43306°E / 52.86667; 12.43306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Ostprignitz-Ruppin
Municipal assoc. Neustadt (Dosse)
Government
 • Mayor Sabine Ehrlich (SPD)
Area
 • Total 75.43 km2 (29.12 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,462
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16845
Dialling codes 033970
Vehicle registration OPR
Website www.neustadt-dosse.de

Neustadt (Dosse) is a town in the district of Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Brandenburg, Germany with a population of 3,575 (as of 2010). It has a total area of 75.43km², and lies close to the river Dosse.

History[edit]

Neustadt was founded in 1407 by the Count of Ruppin. In 1788, the Prussian king Friedrich William II expanded the town and his stud. Until today, the national stud of Brandenburg (Brandenburgisches Haupt- und Landgestüt, i.e. Brandenburgian Main and State Stud) is located in Neustadt which is thus a principal place of the horse breeding in Brandenburg, especially for horses of the Brandenburger breed.

Areas[edit]

Babe, Helenenhof, Köritz, Leddin, Lindenau, Neuhof, Neuroddahn, Plänitz, Schönfeld, Spiegelberg, and Strubbergshof.

Sightseeing[edit]

The mummy of Christian Friedrich von Kahlbutz is located in Kampehl, which is a locality of Neustadt (Dosse).

Transportation[edit]

At Neustadt, there is a train stop of the regional express on the Berlin–Hamburg Railway.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Neustadt (Dosse) at Wikimedia Commons