|• Total||3,421 km2 (1,321 sq mi)|
|Population (31 December 2016)|
|• Density||63/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Vehicle registration||LRO, BÜZ, DBR, GÜ, ROS, TET|
Rostock (German: Landkreis Rostock) is a district in the north of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It is bounded by (from the west and clockwise) the district Nordwestmecklenburg, the Baltic Sea, the district-free city Rostock and the districts Vorpommern-Rügen, Mecklenburgische Seenplatte and Ludwigslust-Parchim. The district seat is the town Güstrow.
Rostock District was established by merging the former districts of Bad Doberan and Güstrow as part of the local government reform of September 2011. The name of the district was decided by referendum on 4 September 2011. The project name for the district was Mittleres Mecklenburg.
There are a number of lakes within the boundaries of Rostock district, including:
Towns and municipalities
|Amt-free towns||Amt-free municipalities|
1. Bad Doberan-Land
2. Bützow Land
8. Mecklenburgische Schweiz
10. Rostocker Heide
|1 - seat of the Amt; 2 - town|
- "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2016". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). January 2018.
- "Mecklenburg-Vorpommern government reform". Retrieved 5 September 2011.
- "Referendum results Mittleres Mecklenburg". Retrieved 5 September 2011.
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