Ludwigslust-Parchim is a district in the west of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It is bordered by (clockwise starting from the west) the state Schleswig-Holstein, the district Nordwestmecklenburg, the district-free city Schwerin, the districts Rostock and Mecklenburgische Seenplatte and the states Brandenburg and Lower Saxony. The district seat is the town Parchim.
|• Total||4,750 km2 (1,830 sq mi)|
(31 December 2018)
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Vehicle registration||LUP, HGN, LBZ, LWL, PCH, STB|
There are a number of lakes within the boundaries of Ludwigslust-Parchim district, including:
Ludwigslust-Parchim District was established by merging the former districts of Ludwigslust and Parchim as part of the local government reform of September 2011. The name of the district was decided by referendum on 4 September 2011. The project name for the district was Südwestmecklenburg.
Towns and municipalitiesEdit
|1 - seat of the Amt; 2 - town|
- "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.
- "Mecklenburg-Vorpommern government reform". Retrieved 5 September 2011.
- "Referendum results Mittleres Mecklenburg". Retrieved 5 September 2011.
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