Ventschow

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Ventschow
Location of Ventschow within Nordwestmecklenburg district
Ventschow in NWM 2011.svg
Ventschow is located in Germany
Ventschow
Ventschow
Ventschow is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Ventschow
Ventschow
Coordinates: 53°46′N 11°34′E / 53.767°N 11.567°E / 53.767; 11.567Coordinates: 53°46′N 11°34′E / 53.767°N 11.567°E / 53.767; 11.567
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictNordwestmecklenburg
Municipal assoc.Dorf Mecklenburg-Bad Kleinen
Government
 • MayorDieter Voß
Area
 • Total13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total679
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
19417
Dialling codes038484
Vehicle registrationNWM
Websitewww.amt-dorf-mecklenburg.de

Ventschow is a municipality in the Nordwestmecklenburg district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Geography[edit]

The municipality belongs to the extreme northwest of the Mecklenburg Lake Plateau. The village, surrounded by numerous small lakes, is about 16 kilometres from the Hanseatic city of Wismar and three kilometres from the northern tip of Lake Schwerin.

The district Kleekamp belongs to Ventschow. The former districts of Dämelow and Neuhof were separated from the municipality of Ventschow on 1 June 1992 and incorporated into Bibow.

History[edit]

On 1 July 1950, the previously independent municipality of Kleekamp was incorporated.

Transport accessibility[edit]

Ventschow has good connecting roads to Wismar, Warin and Brüel and to the B 106 via Bad Kleinen. Ventschow railway station is located on the Bad Kleinen–Rostock railway line. The A 14 (Schwerin - Wismar) runs through the eastern part of the municipal territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2017". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). October 2018.