Wittendörp

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Wittendörp
Location of Wittendörp within Ludwigslust-Parchim district
Wittendörp in LUP.svg
Wittendörp is located in Germany
Wittendörp
Wittendörp
Wittendörp is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Wittendörp
Wittendörp
Coordinates: 53°32′N 11°04′E / 53.533°N 11.067°E / 53.533; 11.067Coordinates: 53°32′N 11°04′E / 53.533°N 11.067°E / 53.533; 11.067
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictLudwigslust-Parchim
Municipal assoc.Wittenburg
Subdivisions14
Government
 • MayorPeter Frahm
Area
 • Total104.37 km2 (40.30 sq mi)
Elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,923
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
19243
Dialling codes03869, 038852, 038853
Vehicle registrationLWL
Websitewww.wittenburg.de

Wittendörp is a municipality in the administrative district of Ludwigslust-Parchim in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The municipality has a seat in the Amt of Wittenburg from where it is administered. The municipality is about 25 kilometres west of Schwerin in the north of the administrative district Ludwigslust-Parchim and borders on the administrative district of Nordwestmecklenburg in the north. The river Schilde flows through the municipality.

Local areas[edit]

Boddin Döbbersen00 Dodow Dreilützow00 Drönnewitz
Harst Karft Luckwitz Pogreß Püttelkow
Raguth00 Tessin Waschow00 Woez

History[edit]

A battle took place in the area of Waschow on 25 May 1200 between Adolf III of Schauenburg and Holstein and Prince Nikolaus I of Mecklenburg. They fought over the city of Ratzeburg. The battle ended with the victory of the Mecklenburg prince, Nikolaus I, who secured the estates of Schönberg, Gadebusch, Wittenburg and Boizenburg, but was fatally injured.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.