Uecker-Randow

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Uecker-Randow
District
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Country  Germany
State Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Founded 1994
Disbanded 2011
Capital Pasewalk
Area
 • Total 1,635 km2 (631 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 72,137
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration UER

Uecker-Randow was a Kreis (district) in the eastern part of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. The district was created on 12 June 1994 by merging the previous districts Pasewalk, Ueckermünde and part of the district Strasburg. On 4 September 2011, it was merged into Vorpommern-Greifswald.

Neighboring districts were (from south clockwise) Uckermark in Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Ostvorpommern. To the east was the West Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland.

Coat of arms[edit]

Coat of arms The coat of arms showed a griffin to the left and an eagle to the right. The griffin is the symbol of Pommern, while the eagle is the symbol of Brandenburg. Historically the territory of the district was divided between these two states. The tower in the middle represents a large tower in Pasewalk, the capital of the district. The wavy lines in bottom stand both for the two main rivers which gave the district its name, as well as for the Oder Lagoon of the Baltic Sea.

Towns and municipalities[edit]

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

Amt-free towns
  1. Pasewalk
  2. Strasburg
  3. Ueckermünde
Ämter
  1. Ahlbeck
  2. Altwarp
  3. Eggesin1, 2
  4. Grambin
  5. Hintersee
  6. Leopoldshagen
  7. Liepgarten
  8. Lübs
  9. Luckow
  10. Meiersberg
  11. Mönkebude
  12. Torgelow-Holländerei
  13. Vogelsang-Warsin
  1. Bergholz
  2. Blankensee
  3. Boock
  4. Glasow
  5. Grambow
  6. Krackow
  7. Löcknitz1
  8. Nadrensee
  9. Penkun2
  10. Plöwen
  11. Ramin
  12. Rossow
  13. Rothenklempenow
  1. Altwigshagen
  2. Ferdinandshof
  3. Hammer an der Uecker
  4. Heinrichsruh
  5. Heinrichswalde
  6. Rothemühl
  7. Torgelow1, 2
  8. Wilhelmsburg
  1. Blumenhagen
  2. Brietzig
  3. Damerow
  4. Fahrenwalde
  5. Groß Luckow
  6. Jatznick
  7. Klein Luckow
  8. Koblentz
  9. Krugsdorf
  10. Nieden
  11. Papendorf
  12. Polzow
  13. Rollwitz
  14. Schönwalde
  15. Viereck
  16. Zerrenthin
  17. Züsedom
1seat of the Amt; 2town

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Landkreis Uecker-Randow at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°35′N 14°00′E / 53.58°N 14.0°E / 53.58; 14.0