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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN
Germany
DEMONYMS: German, European
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a state within Germany. Germany is part of the Western Europe region in the continent of Europe. The name Germany is believed to have derived from the Latin word Germania, used by the ancient Romans to describe the indigenous tribes and are also known as the country of poets and thinkers. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 357 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is German, the capital city is Berlin, and the main currency used is the Euro. The regional capital of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is Schwerin, which has a total area of 23.2 thousand square kilometres and is the only area within the region
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ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
Germany
COUNTRY

Geography

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REGIONAL / STATE CAPITAL

Schwerin

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COUNTRY

Germany

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REGION

Western Europe

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CONTINENT

Europe

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

23174

(square kilometers)

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STATES | PROVINCES | COUNTIES

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LAST UPDATED:  April 25, 2023
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Latest

| STATUS

  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • The country has some or many progressive laws, and the LGBGTQIA+ community living and visiting have equal rights in many areas. Generally, it is likely safe to travel in cities; however, some discretion may be required in rural or less populated areas. It is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country has some laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has laws in place that bans all forms of discrimination. Laws that protect those community members living or visiting from discrimination
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GERMANY
FEDERAL FOREIGN OFFICE
auswärtiges amt (aa)
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GERMANY
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH
bundesministerium für gesundheit
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
gruß | groet
HI
hallo | hoi
HOW ARE YOU?
wie geht es dir? | hoe giet it mei dy?
GOOD MORNING
guten morgen | goeie moarn
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
mir geht es gut und dir? | mei my is it goed en mei dy?
GOOD AFTERNOON
guten tag | goeie middei
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
wie heißen sie? | wat is dyn namme?
GOOD NIGHT
gute nacht | lekker sliepe
MY NAME IS…
ich heiße ... | myn namme is ...
WELCOME
herzlich willkommen | wolkom
NICE TO MEET YOU
schön dich zu treffen | leuk dy te moetsjen
GOODBYE
auf wiedersehen | oant sjen
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
sprichst du englisch? | praatsto ingelsk?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

German | Frisian
Official Language(s) spoken in Germany
The emergency service numbers within Germany to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
krankenwagen (german)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
polizei (german)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
feuer (german)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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EMERGENCY
notfall | needgefal
HELP ME
hilf mir | stypje my
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
wo ist das nächste krankenhaus? | wêr is it tichtste sikehûs?
STOP
halt | ophâlde
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
wo ist die nächste apotheke? | wêr is de tichtste apotheek?
HOSPITAL
krankenhaus | sikehûs
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
wo ist die polizei station? | wêr is it plysjeburo?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

49

INTERNET SUFFIX

.de

LANGUAGES

German, Frisian

CURRENCY

NAME:
Euro
SYM:
DIVISION:
100 cents

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
2
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug F

AREA CODES

3

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CLIMATE

Waren

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
2.4°C | 36.3°F
02| FEB
3.2°C | 37.7°F
03| MAR
7.5°C | 45.5°F
04| APR
13.8°C | 56.8°F
05| MAY
18.3°C | 64.9°F
06| JUN
21.3°C | 70.3°F
07| JUL
23.9°C | 75.0°F
08| AUG
23.1°C | 73.5°F
09| SEP
19.2°C | 66.5°F
10| OCT
12.6°C | 54.7°F
11| NOV
7.4°C | 45.3°F
12| DEC
3.1°C | 37.6°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
-2.0°C | 28.4°F
02| FEB
-1.8°C | 28.7°F
03| MAR
0.2°C | 32.4°F
04| APR
4.3°C | 39.8°F
05| MAY
8.6°C | 47.4°F
06| JUN
11.7°C | 53.0°F
07| JUL
14.5°C | 58.1°F
08| AUG
14.2°C | 57.5°F
09| SEP
10.7°C | 51.3°F
10| OCT
6.1°C | 43.0°F
11| NOV
3.3°C | 37.9°F
12| DEC
-0.4°C | 31.2°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
ja | ja
EXCUSE ME
entschuldigen sie | nim my net kwea ôf
NO
nein | nee
PLEASE
bitte | asjebleaft
NO, THANK YOU
nein, danke | nee, tank
SORRY
es tut uns leid | sorry
MAYBE
könnte sein | miskien
THANK YOU
vielen dank | dankewol

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC+1 (Europe/Berlin)

DST APPLIES

Yes
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (DST)
2023
STARTS
Mar 26, 2023
ENDS
Oct 29, 2023
2024
STARTS
Mar 31, 2024
ENDS
Oct 27, 2024

DST ADJUSTMENT

Forward one hour

DST TIMEZONE

UTC+2 (Europe/Berlin)

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AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

8
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED
Required for all non-EU citizens.
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  USEFUL PHRASES | DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE

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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
anweisungen und anleitungen | rjochtingen en begelieding
HOW DO I GET THERE?
wie komme ich dort hin? | hoe kom ik dêr?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
wie viel ist das? | hoefolle is dat?
HOW FAR IS IT?
wie weit ist es? | hoe fier is it?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
akzeptieren sie kreditkarten? | akseptearje jo kredytkaarten?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
wo ist die toilette? | wêr is de badkeamer?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
das interessiert mich nicht | ik bin net ynteressearre
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
wo ist das nächste restaurant? | wêr is it tichtste restaurant?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
ich verstehe nicht | ik begryp it net
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
wie viel schulde ich dir? | hoefolle krigest noch fan my?

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Lesbian
lesben (german)
Gay Flag
Gay
schwul (german)
Bisexual Flag
Bisexual
bisexuell (german)
Transgender Flag
Transgender
transgender (german)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
intersex (german)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
asexuell (german)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
befragung (german)
Community Flag
Community
gemeinschaft (german)
Gender Flag
Gender
geschlechtsspezifisch (german)
Sexuality Flag
Sexuality
sexualität im zusammenhang (german)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
nicht binär (german)
Queer Flag
Queer
komisch (german)
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