Karlsburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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Karlsburg
Karlsburg Castle
Karlsburg Castle
Coat of arms of Karlsburg
Coat of arms
Karlsburg  is located in Germany
Karlsburg
Karlsburg
Coordinates: 53°58′N 13°37′E / 53.967°N 13.617°E / 53.967; 13.617Coordinates: 53°58′N 13°37′E / 53.967°N 13.617°E / 53.967; 13.617
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Vorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc. Züssow
Government
 • Mayor Thomas Kohnert
Area
 • Total 28.58 km2 (11.03 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,263
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 17495
Dialling codes 038355
Vehicle registration VG
Website www.gemeinde-karlsburg.de

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

The original name of the place was Gnatzkow. In 1771 King Gustav III of Sweden, then imperially enfeoffed with Swedish Pomerania, renamed the place into Karlsburg after the first name of then seignieurial landlord Carl von Bismarck.

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