Mecklenburg-West Pomerania


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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

(ˌpɒməˈreɪnɪə)
n
(Placename) a state of NE Germany, along the Baltic coast: consists of the former state of Mecklenburg and those parts of W Pomerania not incorporated into Poland after World War II: part of East Germany until 1990. Pop: 1 732 000 (2003 est)
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In 2004 Amarcord became the first group of singers to be awarded the Ensemble Prize at the Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Festival.
Bayer has announced the publication of a series of scientific publications on a large-scale landscape study into the bee safety of neonicotinoid seed treatment conducted in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, a state in northern Germany.
The opposition Left Party is barely credible as an electoral force; but the far-right Alternative for Germany has been exploiting anti-immigrant sentiments and chipping away at the support of the government parties (Merkel's Christian Democrats and the center-left Social Democrats) in subnational elections, including in Merkel's home state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.
He knows that he got them from a private collector in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania with the pieces clearly dating around 1890 and not early 19th century.
For example, in the town of Schwerin, in the region of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, 93 percent of bars still permit smoking, according to PublicServiceEurope.
Lower Saxony contributed EUR500m, while savings banks in the states of Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt contributed a total of EUR100m.
And for good reason, as the plants are situated within the Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Saxony-Anhalt regions, which are regarded as the most fertile lands for cultivating "Made in Germany" potatoes.
In Germany, there are insufficient site designations in seven Laender (Baden-Wurttemberg, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Schleswig-Holstein and Thuringia).
It's move into the German transport market began in April when it bought rail company Prignitzer Eisenbahn Gruppe, which operates regional rail services in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Brandenburg and Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.
The project was based at Greifswald University in the present state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.
Although still spurning any coalition with the PDS at the federal level, a change in attitude on the part of the federal leadership of the SPD from 1996 onwards--and changes in the balance of power within the PDS that gave reformers and those in favour of coalitions a clear majority in the party--have made it possible for closer cooperation between the PDS and SPD in eastern Germany, especially in Saxony-Anhalt (the so-called "toleration" model of government), in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, where reunified Germany's first state-level SPD-PDS coalition came to power in 1998 (Olsen, 2000; Berg and Koch, 2000), and now in Berlin, where the PDS governs with the SPD in a coalition government since the October, 2001 state elections.
Their proximity to the markets of Berlin and the surrounding prosperous Brandenburg countryside have led to a dramatic industrial expansion fuelled by investment throughout the coastal state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania in which the ports are situated.

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