Spantekow

Spantekow is a municipality in the Vorpommern-Greifswald district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. It comprises the villages Dennin, Drewelow, Fasanenhof, Janow, Japenzin, Neuendorf B, Rehberg, Rebelow and Spantekow.

Spantekow
Location of Spantekow within Vorpommern-Greifswald district
Spantekow in VG.svg
Spantekow is located in Germany
Spantekow
Spantekow
Spantekow is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Spantekow
Spantekow
Coordinates: 53°47′N 13°32′E / 53.783°N 13.533°E / 53.783; 13.533Coordinates: 53°47′N 13°32′E / 53.783°N 13.533°E / 53.783; 13.533
CountryGermany
StateMecklenburg-Western Pomerania
DistrictVorpommern-Greifswald
Municipal assoc.Anklam-Land
Subdivisions3
Government
 • MayorGerold Klien
Area
 • Total70.45 km2 (27.20 sq mi)
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total1,105
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
17392
Dialling codes039727
Vehicle registrationVG
Websitewww.amt-anklam-land.de

Since the Middle Ages, Spantekow is a local administrative center and the site of a fortress. Though Spantekow castle was largely destroyed in a Brandenburgian attack in 1677, it remained a residence of the local nobility until 1945. Today, the village is seat of the Amt Anklam-Land.

Spantekow castle, gate
Spantekow castle, palace (still in use)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistisches Amt M-V – Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden 2020". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). July 2021.