Kneese

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Kneese
Location of Kneese within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Kneese in NWM 2011.svg
Kneese is located in Germany
Kneese
Kneese
Kneese is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Kneese
Kneese
Coordinates: 53°38′N 10°58′E / 53.633°N 10.967°E / 53.633; 10.967Coordinates: 53°38′N 10°58′E / 53.633°N 10.967°E / 53.633; 10.967
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictNordwestmecklenburg
Municipal assoc.Gadebusch
Government
 • MayorHans-Jürgen Hoffmann
Area
 • Total15.89 km2 (6.14 sq mi)
Elevation
58 m (190 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total345
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
19205
Dialling codes038876
Vehicle registrationNWM

Kneese is a municipality in the south west of the Nordwestmecklenburg district, in the Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The municipality is governed by the government office Gadebusch in the city Gadebusch.

Geography[edit]

The municipality Kneese is located close to the border of the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein in the hilly regions between Gadebusch and the lake Schaalsee. The border line passes the Bernstorfer pond and the Niendorfer pond. Both ponds are part of the lake Schaalsees. The region around Kneese is part of the biosphere reserve Schaalsee which is certified by the UNESCO. In the south the municipality is bordered to the district Ludwigslust.

The villages Dutzow and Sandfeld are part of the municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2017". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). October 2018.