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Rügen Rural District

former rural district of Germany

Rügen is a former district in the northeastern part of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany.

Rügen
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Country Germany
StateMecklenburg-Western Pomerania
DisbandedSeptember 2011
CapitalBergen
Area
 • Total973.92 km2 (376.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total73,301
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationRÜG
Websitehttp://www.kreis-rueg.de

Rügen districts is two large islands, Rügen and Hiddensee, and some small islands like Ummanz and Vilm. It is thus the only district of Germany which is not on the mainland.

Coat of armsEdit

  The coat of arms derives from the coat of arms of the Principality of Rügen of the 13th century, with the only addition of a crown. The coat of arms were granted on January 18, 1993.

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