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Ribnitz-Damgarten (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)

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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. Germany is divided into 16 states which are further subdivided into 439 districts and cities. Germany is one of the largest European economy and the third largest economy in the world in real terms, placed behind the United States and Japan, and fifth behind the United States, China, India and Japan counted by purchasing power parity.
Ribnitz-Damgarten is a town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. It is situated at the Recknitz river, close to its mouth into the Baltic Sea. Ribnitz-Damgarten is the largest town of the district Nordvorpommern. Its population in the year 2005 was 17,053.
The town calls itself amber town, since there are great deposits of amber around. Ribnitz-Damgarten is a gate to the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park, as the Darss to this park is situated north of the town.
Ribnitz-Damgarten was established in 1950 by merging the former towns of Ribnitz and Damgarten, both situated on opposite sides of the Recknitz river. In ancient times the Recknitz formed the border between Mecklenburg and Pomerania. At the ford a castle was built about 1200, being the precursor of Ribnitz. The princes of Rugen responded by erecting a fortress on the opposite side that later became the town of Damgarten.
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is a state in northern Germany. It has an area of 23,170 square kilometers, but has only 1.7 million inhabitants, making it the most sparsely populated German state. The Baltic Sea's beaches and islands, as well as the many lakes in the interior, attract many tourists every year. There are two universities and a number of universities of applied sciences.

Ribnitz-Damgarten 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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