Bezirk Neubrandenburg

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District of Neubrandenburg
Bezirk Neubrandenburg
District (Bezirk) of East Germany

Location of Neubrandenburg
Location of Bezirk Neubrandenburg within the German Democratic Republic
Capital Neubrandenburg
53°30′N 13°30′E / 53.500°N 13.500°E / 53.500; 13.500Coordinates: 53°30′N 13°30′E / 53.500°N 13.500°E / 53.500; 13.500
 •  Established 1952
 •  Disestablished 1990
 •  1989 10,948 km2 (4,227 sq mi)
 •  1989 620,500 
Density 56.7 /km2  (146.8 /sq mi)

The Bezirk Neubrandenburg was a district (Bezirk) of East Germany. The administrative seat and the main town was Neubrandenburg.


The district was established, with the other 13, on July 25, 1952, substituting the old German states. After October 3, 1990, it was disestablished due to the German reunification, becoming again mostly part of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Also rural districts of Prenzlau and Templin (on 3 October 1990), municipalities of Nechlin, Wollschow, Woddow, Bagemühl and Grünberg with city of Brüssow in Pasewalk district and municipalities of Fahrenholz, Güterberg, Jagow, Lemmersdorf, Lübbenow, Milow, Trebenow, Wilsickow, Wismar (Uckerland) and Wolfshagen in Strasburg one part of the one of Brandenburg on 9 May 1992.



The Bezirk Neubrandenburg bordered with the Bezirke of Rostock, Schwerin, Potsdam and Frankfurt (Oder). It bordered also with Poland and a little part of it was located by the Stettin Bay, a lagoon separated from the Baltic Sea.


The Bezirk was divided into 15 Kreise: 1 urban district (Stadtkreis) and 14 rural districts (Landkreise):

Additional information[edit]

Neubrandenburg's vehicle registration plate letter was C.


External links[edit]

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