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Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

in Many Countries of The World presents remarkable, comic, and exceptional stories connecting the German federal state of Mecklenburg-

Western Pomerania to many foreign countries.


Journalists from all over the world are invited to enrich their coverage before, during and after the G8 summit by these international anecdotes and to use presented links and hints for further research.   more



Malchin Mechanic Invents Car

Her Majesty from Mecklenburg

An extraordinary technician from Malchin in Mecklenburg-
Western Pomerania was encouraged to outstanding achievements by his fear of horses. He invented one of the first petrol-driven automobiles.   Full Story


Queen Victoria's nanny came from Mecklen-


   Being consort of King George III she reigned the British Empire from 1761 until 1801 and became popular as Queen of Botany.

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Heiligendamm - Bright Pearls by the Baltic Sea

"Heic te laetitia invitat post balnea sanum"- You are invited to enjoy yourself here after a healing bath, tells the inscription at the gable of the spa hotel in Heiligendamm. By this charming invitation the white town by the sea has attracted innumerable guests from home and abroad for more than 200 years.
    In 2007 the G8 summit was held at Kempinski Grand Hotel. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania welcomed thousands of guests, heads of states, congress participants and journalists and yet again it proved its cosmopolitanism and internationality. Full Story


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