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Wappen der Stadt Dömitz Lage von Dömitz in Deutschland
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Land of the Federal Republic: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
district: Ludwig desire
geographical situation:
Coordinates: 53° 07 ' N, 11° 15 ' O
53° 07 ' N, 11° 15 ' O
height: 12 m and. NN
surface: 60.39 km ²
inhabitants: 3.384 (30.June 2005)
Population density: 56 inhabitants for each km ²
postal zip code: 19303
preselection: 0 38 75 8
Kfz characteristics: LWL
municipality key: 13 0 54 024
address of the city administration: Town hall square 1
19303 Dömitz
Website: www.doemitz.de
Bürgermeisterin: To Renate fullbreak
situationthe city Dömitz in the district

Dömitz is a German city in the southwest Mecklenburgs in the district Ludwig desire. It is administrative seat of the office Dömitz Malliss, to which further six municipalities belong.

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the city Dömitz at the Elbe is the southernmost place in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and lies in the nature park Mecklenburgian Elbe valley, in the proximity of the Dreiländerecks of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony and Brandenburg as well as tosouthern edge of the Griesen area. Dömitz is the terminator point of the Müritz Elde water way, which connects the Elbe with the upper Havel.

Dömitz vom Hafen aus. Im Bild von links: Bogen der Elbbrücke, Rathaustürmchen, Kirchturm. Vorn: ehemaliger Wachturm der innerdeutschen Grenze
Dömitz from the port. In the picture from left: Elbow of the Elbbrücke, Rathaustürmchen, church tower. In front: former awake tower of the German domestic border

local parts

to 12. April 2004 the up to then independent municipalities Heidhof, Polz and Rüterberg were integrated into the city Dömitz. To Dömitz belong further the local parts large and small to Schmölen.


since that 12. Century is well-known the city with the castle plant, in 16. Century to a fortification was developed. The fortress Dömitz, so their name, served also as institute for detention. Thus the famous down-German poet Fritz Reuter spent a part hereits fortress detention and became to 25. August 1840 dismisses.

Überstaute Flutrinne an der Elbe, im Hintergrund die alte Dömitzer Eisenbahnbrücke
Over-accumulated tide gutter at the Elbe, in the background the old Dömitzer railway bridge

traffic route

to the west of Dömitz crosses the federal highway 191 (Ludwig desire - Dannenberg (Elbe)) the Elbe; it is the only bridge between Lauenburg/Elbe and joke mountains. In addition by Dömitz the federal highway 195 ( Boizenburg/Elbe leads - joke mountains).

In the Second World War the railway line between the junctions Uelzen and Ludwig desire was interrupted after the loss of the Elbbrücke,so that Dömitz terminator point of a secondary line became. The passenger traffic of the line from Ludwig desire to Dömitz was stopped in May 2000. The next station is appropriate in 15 km removed Dannenberg of Lower Saxony (Elbe) (THEN mountain east).

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