Mecklenburgische Seenplatte (district)
|• Total||5,468 km2 (2,111 sq mi)|
(31 December 2017)
|• Density||48/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Vehicle registration||MSE, AT, DM, MC, MST, MÜR, NZ, RM, WRN|
Mecklenburgische Seenplatte is a district in the southeast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the districts Ludwigslust-Parchim, Rostock (district), Vorpommern-Rügen, Vorpommern-Greifswald, and the state Brandenburg to the south. The district covers the largest area of all German districs and more than doubles the area of the state Saarland. The district seat is the town Neubrandenburg.
Mecklenburgische Seenplatte District was established by merging the former districts of Müritz, Mecklenburg-Strelitz and most of Demmin (except the Ämter Jarmen-Tutow and Peenetal/Loitz), along with the former district-free town of Neubrandenburg as part of the local government reform of September 2011. The name of the district was decided by referendum on 4 September 2011.
There are a number of lakes within the boundaries of Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district, including:
Towns and municipalities
|Amt-free towns||Amt-free municipalities|
- "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2017". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). October 2018.
- "Mecklenburg-Vorpommern government reform". Retrieved 5 September 2011.
- "Referendum results Mecklenburgische Seenplatte". Retrieved 5 September 2011.
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