Ückeritz

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Ückeritz
Ueckeritz UBB train station
Ueckeritz UBB train station
Coat of arms of Ückeritz
Coat of arms
Location of Ückeritz within Vorpommern-Greifswald district
Ückeritz in VG.svg
Ückeritz is located in Germany
Ückeritz
Ückeritz
Ückeritz is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Ückeritz
Ückeritz
Coordinates: 54°01′N 14°03′E / 54.017°N 14.050°E / 54.017; 14.050Coordinates: 54°01′N 14°03′E / 54.017°N 14.050°E / 54.017; 14.050
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictVorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc.Usedom-Süd
Government
 • MayorGerd Gamradt
Area
 • Total13.64 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,033
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
17459
Dialling codes038375
Vehicle registrationVG
Websitewww.ueckeritz.de

Ückeritz is a municipality in the Vorpommern-Greifswald district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

A small coastal bathing resort, Ückeritz lies on the island of Usedom on the Baltic Sea. It is located within the Usedom Nature Park and is one of four spas called Amber Spas on the island, connected by a 12 km long fine sandy beach called Amber Beach.[2] The other three amber spas are Loddin, Koserow and Zempin.

As of 2015, Ückeritz had a population of 1,007.

The place can be reached by federal highway B111 and has a station on the Usedom island railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ The Island of Usedom: The "Amber Spas". Archived 2012-03-04 at the Wayback Machine at www.usedom.de. Accessed on 10 Oct 2010.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ückeritz at Wikimedia Commons