Dargun

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Dargun
Model of Dargun Abbey and Palace prior to destruction in WW2
Model of Dargun Abbey and Palace prior to destruction in WW2
Coat of arms of Dargun
Coat of arms
Dargun   is located in Germany
Dargun
Dargun
Coordinates: 53°53′N 12°50′E / 53.883°N 12.833°E / 53.883; 12.833Coordinates: 53°53′N 12°50′E / 53.883°N 12.833°E / 53.883; 12.833
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
Government
 • Mayor Karl-Heinz Graupmann
Area
 • Total 117.15 km2 (45.23 sq mi)
Population (2013-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,424
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17159
Dialling codes 039959
Vehicle registration DM
Website www.dargun.de

Dargun is a town in the Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated 12 km (7 mi) km west of Demmin. It is famous for Dargun Palace, a former Cistercian abbey.

History[edit]

From 1815 to 1918 Dargun was part of the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Dargun at Wikimedia Commons