|• Total||1,899 km2 (733 sq mi)|
|• Density||55/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Ostvorpommern was a Kreis (district) in the eastern part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Neighboring districts were (from east clockwise) Uecker-Randow, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Demmin and Nordvorpommern. The Hanseatic city of Greifswald was enclosed by the district, but did not belong to it.
Ostvorpommern District was established on June 12, 1994 by merging the former districts of Anklam, Greifswald and Wolgast. It was merged into Vorpommern-Greifswald on 4 September 2011.
Coat of arms
|The coat of arms shows the griffin of Pomerania.|
Towns and municipalities
The subdivisions of the district were (situation August 2011):
|Amt-free towns||Amt-free municipalities|
|1 - seat of the Amt; 2 - town; 3 - former town/municipality|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Landkreis Ostvorpommern.|
- Official website (German)
- Touristic website of Usedom (English, German, Polish)
- Regional Tourist Board Vorpommern (English, German, Swedish, Polish)