Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (, abbreviated MV), also known by its anglicized name Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, is a state of Germany.wikipedia
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Rostock

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Schwerin is the state capital and Rostock is the largest city. The East German government developed the shipyards in the old Hanseatic ports (the largest being in Rostock and Stralsund), and also established the Greifswald Nuclear Power Plant in Lubmin near Greifswald.
Rostock, officially the Hanseatic City of Rostock (Hansestadt Rostock), is the largest city in the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and lies in the Mecklenburgian part of the state, close to the border with Pomerania.

Stralsund

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Other major cities include Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar and Güstrow. The East German government developed the shipyards in the old Hanseatic ports (the largest being in Rostock and Stralsund), and also established the Greifswald Nuclear Power Plant in Lubmin near Greifswald.
Stralsund, (Swedish: Strålsund ) is a Hanseatic town in the Pomeranian part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

List of cities in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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Other major cities include Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar and Güstrow. The old towns, hundreds of castles and manors, resort buildings, windmills, churches, and various other cultural monuments of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern have been renovated in recent years.
In the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (German: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) there are 84 officially recognised towns and cities.

Greifswald

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Other major cities include Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar and Güstrow. The East German government developed the shipyards in the old Hanseatic ports (the largest being in Rostock and Stralsund), and also established the Greifswald Nuclear Power Plant in Lubmin near Greifswald.
It is situated in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, at an equal distance of about 250 km from Germany's two largest cities, Berlin and Hamburg, and 80 km (50 mi) from the Polish border.

Neubrandenburg

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Other major cities include Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar and Güstrow.
New Brandenburg, ) is a city in the southeast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Wismar

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Other major cities include Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar and Güstrow.
Wismar is a port and Hanseatic city in Northern Germany on the Baltic Sea, in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Schwerin

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Schwerin is the state capital and Rostock is the largest city.
Schwerin ( or ; Mecklenburgian: Swerin; Polish: Swarzyn or Zwierzyn; Latin: Suerina) is the capital and second-largest city of the northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Mecklenburg

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The state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was established in 1945 after World War II through the merger of the historic regions of Mecklenburg and the Prussian Western Pomerania by the Soviet military administration in Allied-occupied Germany.
Mecklenburg (, Low German: Mękel(n)borg ) is a historical region in northern Germany comprising the western and larger part of the federal-state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Western Pomerania

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The state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was established in 1945 after World War II through the merger of the historic regions of Mecklenburg and the Prussian Western Pomerania by the Soviet military administration in Allied-occupied Germany. Vorpommern, literally Fore-Pomerania, is the smaller, western part of the former Prussian Province of Pomerania; the eastern part became part of Poland after the end of World War II.
Western Pomerania, also called Cispomerania or Hither Pomerania (Vorpommern), is the western extremity of the historic region of the Duchy, later Province of Pomerania, nowadays divided between the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Poland.

Güstrow

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Other major cities include Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar and Güstrow.
Güstrow (, Latin Gustrovium) is a town in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Rügen

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's coastline on the Baltic Sea features many holiday resorts and much unspoilt nature, including the islands such as Rügen and Usedom, as well as the Mecklenburg Lake District, making the state one of Germany's leading tourist destinations.
It is located off the Pomeranian coast in the Baltic Sea and belongs to the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

University of Greifswald

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The University of Rostock, established in 1419, and the University of Greifswald, established in 1456, are among the oldest universities in Europe.
The University of Greifswald (Universität Greifswald) is a public research university located in Greifswald, Germany, in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

New states of Germany

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was re-established in 1990 following German reunification, and became one of the Federal Republic of Germany's new states.
The new states, which were dissolved by the East German government in 1952 and were re-established in 1990, are Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

States of Germany

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (, abbreviated MV), also known by its anglicized name Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, is a state of Germany.
Between 1945 and 1947, new states were established in all four zones of occupation: Bremen, Hesse, Württemberg-Baden, and Bavaria in the American zone; Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, and North Rhine-Westphalia in the British zone; Rhineland-Palatinate, Baden, Württemberg-Hohenzollern and the Saarland – which later received a special status – in the French zone; Mecklenburg(-Vorpommern), Brandenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia in the Soviet zone.

33rd G8 summit

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was the site of the 33rd G8 summit in 2007.
The summit took place in Heiligendamm in the old Duchy of Mecklenburg in the Northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on the Baltic Coast.

Usedom

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's coastline on the Baltic Sea features many holiday resorts and much unspoilt nature, including the islands such as Rügen and Usedom, as well as the Mecklenburg Lake District, making the state one of Germany's leading tourist destinations.
About 80% of the island belongs to the German district of Vorpommern-Greifswald in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Tourism in Germany

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's coastline on the Baltic Sea features many holiday resorts and much unspoilt nature, including the islands such as Rügen and Usedom, as well as the Mecklenburg Lake District, making the state one of Germany's leading tourist destinations.
With 18.472 nights per 1.000 inhabitants, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has the highest density of tourists per population (German median: 5.568 nights per 1.000 people).

Low German

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Mecklenburg however is within the historical Low German language area, and the "c" appeared in its name during the period of transition to Standard, High German usage (Low German authors wrote the name Meklenborg or Męklenborg, depicting proper Low German pronunciation, which itself was a syncope of Middle Low German Mekelenborg).
The Low German dialects spoken in the Netherlands are mostly referred to as Low Saxon, those spoken in northwestern Germany (Lower Saxony, Westphalia, Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Bremen, and Saxony-Anhalt west of the Elbe) as either Low German or Low Saxon, and those spoken in northeastern Germany (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Brandenburg, and Saxony-Anhalt east of the Elbe) mostly as Low German.

Mecklenburg Lake Plateau

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's coastline on the Baltic Sea features many holiday resorts and much unspoilt nature, including the islands such as Rügen and Usedom, as well as the Mecklenburg Lake District, making the state one of Germany's leading tourist destinations.
The Mecklenburg Lake District is situated in the central and southern part of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, mostly in historical region of Mecklenburg.

Reric

Along the coast, Vikings and Slavs established trade posts like Reric, Ralswiek and Menzlin.
Reric or Rerik was one of the Viking Age multi-ethnic Slavic-Scandinavian emporia on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, located near Wismar in the present-day German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Reric was built around 700, when Slavs of the Obodrite tribe settled the region.

Germany

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (, abbreviated MV), also known by its anglicized name Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, is a state of Germany.
Additionally, more than 30% of Germans spend their holiday in their own country, with the biggest share going to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Province of Pomerania (1815–1945)

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Vorpommern, literally Fore-Pomerania, is the smaller, western part of the former Prussian Province of Pomerania; the eastern part became part of Poland after the end of World War II.
The smaller western part became part of the East German State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

German reunification

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was re-established in 1990 following German reunification, and became one of the Federal Republic of Germany's new states.
East Germany joined the Federal Republic as the five Länder (states) of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

Lubmin

The East German government developed the shipyards in the old Hanseatic ports (the largest being in Rostock and Stralsund), and also established the Greifswald Nuclear Power Plant in Lubmin near Greifswald.
Lubmin is a coastal resort in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

List of windmills in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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The old towns, hundreds of castles and manors, resort buildings, windmills, churches, and various other cultural monuments of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern have been renovated in recent years.
A list of windmills in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.