Crivitz is a town in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated 18 km east of Schwerin. The founder of the town Crivitz, Wisconsin named it after his hometown Crivitz. It has a friendship link with Seaford, East Sussex.[2] The lake Barniner See is located nearby.

Crivitz
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Crivitz
Coat of arms
Location of Crivitz within Ludwigslust-Parchim district
Crivitz in LUP.svg
Crivitz is located in Germany
Crivitz
Crivitz
Crivitz is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Crivitz
Crivitz
Coordinates: 53°35′N 11°39′E / 53.583°N 11.650°E / 53.583; 11.650Coordinates: 53°35′N 11°39′E / 53.583°N 11.650°E / 53.583; 11.650
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictLudwigslust-Parchim
Municipal assoc.Crivitz
Subdivisions6
Government
 • MayorUlrich Güßmann
Area
 • Total75.48 km2 (29.14 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total4,892
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
19089
Dialling codes03863
Vehicle registrationPCH, LUP, LBZ, HGN, STB, LWL
Websitewww.crivitz.de

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ "Twinning". Lewes District Council. Retrieved 30 August 2011.