Ostvorpommern

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Ostvorpommern
Coat of arms of Ostvorpommern
Coat of arms
Locator map OVP in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.svg
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
Founded1994
Disbanded2011
CapitalAnklam
Area
 • Total1,899 km2 (733 sq mi)
Population
(2010-12-31)
 • Total105,036
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationOVP
Websitehttp://www.kreis-ovp.de

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.

History[edit]

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[edit]

Coat of arms The coat of arms shows the griffin of Pomerania.

Towns and municipalities[edit]

The subdivisions of the district were (situation August 2011):

Amt-free towns Amt-free municipalities
  1. Anklam
  1. Heringsdorf
Ämter
  1. Buggenhagen
  2. Hohendorf3
  3. Krummin
  4. Lassan2
  5. Lütow
  6. Sauzin
  7. Wolgast1, 2
  8. Zemitz
  1. Bargischow
  2. Blesewitz
  3. Boldekow
  4. Bugewitz
  5. Butzow
  6. Ducherow
  7. Iven
  8. Krien
  9. Krusenfelde
  10. Liepen3
  11. Medow
  12. Neetzow3
  13. Neu Kosenow
  14. Neuendorf A3
  15. Neuendorf B3
  16. Neuenkirchen
  17. Postlow
  18. Putzar3
  19. Rossin
  20. Sarnow
  21. Spantekow1
  22. Stolpe
  1. Behrenhoff
  2. Dargelin
  3. Dersekow
  4. Diedrichshagen
  5. Hinrichshagen
  6. Levenhagen
  7. Mesekenhagen
  8. Neuenkirchen1
  9. Wackerow
  10. Weitenhagen
  1. Brünzow
  2. Hanshagen
  3. Katzow
  4. Kemnitz
  5. Kröslin
  6. Loissin
  7. Lubmin1
  8. Neu Boltenhagen
  9. Rubenow
  10. Wusterhusen
  1. Karlshagen
  2. Mölschow
  3. Peenemünde
  4. Trassenheide
  5. Zinnowitz1
  1. Benz
  2. Dargen
  3. Garz
  4. Kamminke
  5. Korswandt
  6. Koserow
  7. Loddin
  8. Mellenthin
  9. Pudagla
  10. Rankwitz
  11. Stolpe auf Usedom
  12. Ückeritz
  13. Usedom1, 2
  14. Zempin
  15. Zirchow
  1. Bandelin
  2. Gribow
  3. Groß Kiesow
  4. Groß Polzin
  5. Gützkow2
  6. Karlsburg
  7. Klein Bünzow
  8. Kölzin3
  9. Lühmannsdorf
  10. Murchin
  11. Rubkow
  12. Schmatzin
  13. Wrangelsburg
  14. Ziethen
  15. Züssow1
1 - seat of the Amt; 2 - town; 3 - former town/municipality

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Coordinates: 53°56′N 13°40′E / 53.93°N 13.67°E / 53.93; 13.67