Rügen Rural District

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Rügen
District
Coordinates: 54°25′N 13°24′E / 54.42°N 13.40°E / 54.42; 13.40Coordinates: 54°25′N 13°24′E / 54.42°N 13.40°E / 54.42; 13.40
Country  Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Capital Bergen
Area
 • Total 973.92 km2 (376.03 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 73,301
 • Density 75.2639/km2 (194.9326/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration RÜG

Rügen is a Kreis (district) in the northeastern part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

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 arms[change | edit source]

Coat of arms 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.

Towns and municipalities[change | edit source]

Amt-free towns Amt-free municipalities
  1. Putbus
  2. Sassnitz
  1. Binz
Ämter
  1. Bergen auf Rügen1, 2
  2. Buschvitz
  3. Garz/Rügen2
  4. Gustow
  5. Lietzow
  6. Parchtitz
  7. Patzig
  8. Poseritz
  9. Ralswiek
  10. Rappin
  11. Sehlen
  12. Thesenvitz
  1. Baabe1
  2. Gager
  3. Göhren
  4. Lancken-Granitz
  5. Middelhagen
  6. Sellin
  7. Thiessow
  8. Zirkow
  1. Altenkirchen
  2. Breege
  3. Dranske
  4. Glowe
  5. Lohme
  6. Putgarten
  7. Sagard1
  8. Wiek
  1. Altefähr
  2. Dreschvitz
  3. Gingst
  4. Insel Hiddensee
  5. Kluis
  6. Neuenkirchen
  7. Rambin
  8. Samtens1
  9. Schaprode
  10. Trent
  11. Ummanz
1seat of the Amt; 2town

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