Güstrow Rural District

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Güstrow
District
Coordinates: 53°48′N 12°11′E / 53.80°N 12.18°E / 53.80; 12.18Coordinates: 53°48′N 12°11′E / 53.80°N 12.18°E / 53.80; 12.18
Country  Germany
State Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Capital Güstrow
Area
 • Total 2,058 km2 (795 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 111,200
 • Density 54.03/km2 (139.94/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration

Güstrow (IPA: [ˈgʏstʁo]) is a district in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany.

History[change | change source]

From 1621 to 1695 the present-day district was the small duchy of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Afterwards large parts belonged to the duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and a small part to the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (see Mecklenburg).

The district of Güstrow was made in 1994 by joining the old districts of Güstrow, Teterow and Bützow.

Coat of arms[change | change source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms displays:

The colours are derived from the arms of the dissolved district of Bützow.

Towns and municipalities[change | change source]

Amt-free towns
  1. Güstrow
  2. Teterow
Ämter
  1. Baumgarten
  2. Bernitt
  3. Bützow1, 2
  4. Dreetz
  5. Jürgenshagen
  6. Klein Belitz
  7. Penzin
  8. Rühn
  9. Steinhagen
  10. Tarnow
  11. Warnow
  12. Zepelin
  1. Altkalen
  2. Behren-Lübchin
  3. Boddin
  4. Finkenthal
  5. Gnoien1, 2
  6. Lühburg
  7. Walkendorf
  8. Wasdow
  1. Glasewitz
  2. Groß Schwiesow
  3. Gülzow-Prüzen
  4. Gutow
  5. Klein Upahl
  6. Kuhs
  7. Lohmen
  8. Lüssow
  9. Mistorf
  10. Mühl Rosin
  11. Plaaz
  12. Reimershagen
  13. Sarmstorf
  14. Zehna
  1. Dobbin-Linstow
  2. Hoppenrade
  3. Krakow am See1, 2
  4. Kuchelmiß
  5. Lalendorf
  6. Langhagen
  1. Diekhof
  2. Dolgen am See
  3. Hohen Sprenz
  4. Laage1, 2
  5. Wardow
  1. Alt Sührkow
  2. Dahmen
  3. Dalkendorf
  4. Groß Roge
  5. Groß Wokern
  6. Groß Wüstenfelde
  7. Hohen Demzin
  8. Jördenstorf
  9. Lelkendorf
  10. Prebberede
  11. Schorssow
  12. Schwasdorf
  13. Sukow-Levitzow
  14. Thürkow
  15. Warnkenhagen
1seat of the Amt; 2town

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