Velgast

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Velgast
Velgast   is located in Germany
Velgast
Velgast
Coordinates: 54°16′11″N 12°55′41″E / 54.26972°N 12.92806°E / 54.26972; 12.92806Coordinates: 54°16′11″N 12°55′41″E / 54.26972°N 12.92806°E / 54.26972; 12.92806
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Vorpommern-Rügen
Municipal assoc. Franzburg-Richtenberg
Government
 • Mayor Christian Griwahn
Area
 • Total 71.42 km2 (27.58 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,820
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 18469
Dialling codes 038324
Vehicle registration NVP
Website www.amt-franzburg-richtenberg.de

Velgast (Polish Wielgoszcz[2]) is a municipality in the Vorpommern-Rügen district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Velgast has its own railway station Velgast railway station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2012". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). 14 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Kazimierz Ślaski, Podziały terytorialne Pomorza w XII-XIII wieku, Poznań 1960, p. 26.