Balow is a municipality in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.

Balow
Balow village church
Balow village church
Location of Balow within Ludwigslust-Parchim district
Balow in LUP.svg
Balow is located in Germany
Balow
Balow
Balow is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Balow
Balow
Coordinates: 53°16′N 11°43′E / 53.267°N 11.717°E / 53.267; 11.717Coordinates: 53°16′N 11°43′E / 53.267°N 11.717°E / 53.267; 11.717
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Vorpommern
DistrictLudwigslust-Parchim
Municipal assoc.Grabow
Government
 • MayorKrimhild Kant
Area
 • Total12.83 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Elevation
33 m (108 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total322
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
19300
Dialling codes038752
Vehicle registrationLUP, HGN, LBZ, LWL, PCH, STB
Websitewww.amt-grabow.de

Balow was developed as an East German model village, and is known for its community sports programs. A machine shop in Balough produces transport boxes for the assembly lines of large companies, including Daimler Benz.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2018". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Von wegen Kaff - Wie Dörfer ihre Zukunft leben | die nordstory | NDR, retrieved 2019-09-29