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Bergen auf Rugen (Mecklenburg-Vorp.)

Germany is located in Central Europe and it shares borders with Denmark in the North, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France in the West, Austria and Switzerland in the South and Poland and the Czech Republic in the East. The North Sea and the Baltic Sea represent additional National Borders in the North. The official language of Germany is German and Berlin is the capital. The climate is quite pleasant with almost all variety of seasonal flavors as temperate, marine, cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers, occasional warm, tropical foehn wind and high relative humidity.
Bergen auf Rugen is the district seat of Rugen in the center of the island of Rugen in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. Since 1st January 2005, it has additionally been the administrative seat of the Amt of Bergen auf Rugen, which with a population of over 23,000 is Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's most heavily populated Amt.
The city's subdivisions are Bergen Sud, Dumsevitz, Kaiseritz, Karow, Kiekut, Neklade, Streu, Tilzow, Trips and Zittvitz. Its history goes back over a thousand years. The first industrial enterprises were recognized in 1823 and 1853, when leather factories set up shop here. In 1883, the first trains reached Bergen station along the railway from Altefahr. In 1890, the dairy started operations and the next year, the post office was constructed at the marketplace. When in 1898 and 1899, the waterworks and the power station came into operation, the infrastructure that Bergen had at its disposal made it commendable of being the district seat.

The town has basically good transport connections. This refers to travel on the island of Rugen and the national rail system. Right near the historic town centre is the Rugard wood. From the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Turm at 91 meter above sea level, one has a spectacular panoramic view far across Rugen. In the northern section of the Rugard wood, a summer luge track was opened on 25th June 2005. Other tourist attractions include Marienkirche which is a church and the Stadtmuseum Bergen

Bergen auf Rugen is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Germany. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Germany.

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