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MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN is bounded N. by the Baltic Sea, W. by the principality of Ratzeburg and Schleswig-Holstein, S. by Brandenburg and Hanover, and E. by Pomerania and Mecklenburg-Strelitz. It embraces the duchies of Schwerin and Giistrow, the district of Rostock, the principality of Schwerin, and the barony of Wismar, besides several small enclaves (Ahrensberg, Rosson, Tretzeband, etc.) in the adjacent territories. Its area is 5080 sq. m. Pop. (1905), 625,045.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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