Dömitz (German pronunciation: [ˈdøːmɪts]) is a municipality in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated on the right bank of the Elbe, 25 km southwest of Ludwigslust, and 37 km northwest of Wittenberge.

Dömitz
Coat of arms of Dömitz
Coat of arms
Location of Dömitz within Ludwigslust-Parchim district
Dömitz in LUP.svg
Dömitz is located in Germany
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Dömitz
Dömitz is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
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Dömitz
Coordinates: 53°08′18″N 11°15′48″E / 53.13833°N 11.26333°E / 53.13833; 11.26333Coordinates: 53°08′18″N 11°15′48″E / 53.13833°N 11.26333°E / 53.13833; 11.26333
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictLudwigslust-Parchim
Municipal assoc.Dömitz-Malliß
Government
 • MayorRenate Vollbrecht
Area
 • Total60.38 km2 (23.31 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,009
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
19303
Dialling codes038758
Vehicle registrationLWL
Websitewww.doemitz.de

It was granted town rights by the counts of Dannenberg in the 13th century. In the 16th century, the Dömitz Fortress was built.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.