Ortsteil of Mönchgut
Bakenberg near Gager
|• Total||8.69 km2 (3.36 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Gager is a village and a former municipality in the Vorpommern-Rügen district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Since January 2018, it is part of the new municipality Mönchgut. Besides Gager, the municipality also included the villages Groß Zicker and Groß Zicker Ausbau.
Following the Division of Germany and establishment of the German Democratic Republic, a summer camp was operated in Groß Zicker. Following the German reunification in 1990, it became part of the state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The district Rügen was merged into the new district Vorpommern-Rügen in 2011.
In 1980, the movie was filmed The Three Other Seasons (German: Die 3 anderen Jahreszeiten) about the two villages and the lives of the villagers. The 1976 fairytale film The Blue Light (German: Das blaue Licht) was filmed among others in the landscapes of the peninsula.
The economy of Gager is mainly dominated by tourism.
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