Wittendörp

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Wittendörp
Wittendörp   is located in Germany
Wittendörp
Wittendörp
Coordinates: 53°32′N 11°04′E / 53.533°N 11.067°E / 53.533; 11.067Coordinates: 53°32′N 11°04′E / 53.533°N 11.067°E / 53.533; 11.067
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Ludwigslust-Parchim
Municipal assoc. Wittenburg
Subdivisions 14
Government
 • Mayor Peter Frahm
Area
 • Total 104.37 km2 (40.30 sq mi)
Elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,890
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 19243
Dialling codes 03869, 038852, 038853
Vehicle registration LWL
Website www.wittenburg.de

Wittendörp is a municipality in the administrative district of Ludwigslust-Parchim in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The municipality has a seat in the Amt of Wittenburg from where it is administered. The municipality is about 25 kilometres west of Schwerin in the north of the administrative district Ludwigslust-Parchim and borders on the administrative district of Nordwestmecklenburg in the north. The river Schilde flows through the municipality.

Local areas[edit]

Boddin Döbbersen00 Dodow Dreilützow00 Drönnewitz
Harst Karft Luckwitz Pogreß Püttelkow
Raguth00 Tessin Waschow00 Woez

History[edit]

A battle took place in the area of Waschow on 25 May 1200 between Adolf III of Schauenburg and Holstein and Prince Nikolaus I of Mecklenburg. They fought over the city of Ratzeburg. The battle ended with the victory of the Mecklenburg prince, Nikolaus I, who secured the estates of Schönberg, Gadebusch, Wittenburg and Boizenburg, but was fatally injured.

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