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Ostvorpommern Rural District

former rural district of Germany
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Ostvorpommern is a former district in the eastern part of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. The Hanseatic city of Greifswald is surrounded by the district, but does not belong to it.

Ostvorpommern
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Country Germany
StateMecklenburg-Western Pomerania
DisbandedSeptember 2011
CapitalAnklam
Area
 • Total1,910 km2 (740 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total113,623
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationOVP
Websitehttp://www.kreis-ovp.de

HistoryEdit

The district was created on June 12 1994 by joining the old districts of Anklam, Greifswald and Wolgast.

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms shows the griffin of Pomerania.

Towns and municipalitiesEdit

Other websitesEdit