Vorbeck

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Vorbeck
Vorbeck   is located in Germany
Vorbeck
Vorbeck
Coordinates: 53°54′N 12°3′E / 53.900°N 12.050°E / 53.900; 12.050Coordinates: 53°54′N 12°3′E / 53.900°N 12.050°E / 53.900; 12.050
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Rostock
Municipal assoc. Schwaan
Government
 • Mayor Ulrich Bauer
Area
 • Total 15.59 km2 (6.02 sq mi)
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 322
 • Density 21/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 18258
Dialling codes 03844
Vehicle registration LRO
Website www.amt-schwaan.de

Vorbeck is a municipality in the Rostock district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Another Vorbeck village is some 6 km east from Schwerin. It seems that surname "Vorbeck/Vorbek" in XIII c. was mainly in north-east Germany, Pomerania and East Prussia, spreading east to Vilnius of Lithuania and even to Riga. The oldest known protoplast of the noble family of that name was Ulryk Vorbek c. 2015-1301 of Wittow of Rugen, Pritsk, Lublew and Drawehn of central Pomerania. For links and more data please see this Wikipedia under "Lettow"

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