Fincken is a municipality in the western part of the Mecklenburg Lake District Mecklenburg -Vorpommern. It is administered by the Office Robel -Müritz based in the city Robel / Müritz.
The municipality is located Fincken in the Mecklenburg Lake District in a hilly area, established in Eckerberg 96 m above sea level. NN reaches the highest point. The municipality is the through by the Elde Finckener lake. The city Robel is approximately twelve kilometers away.
To Fincken include the districts Dammwolde, Fichtental, Jaebetz, Käselin, corduroy and Marienhof. In Dammwolde is the featured Evangelical Church Dammwolde.
1310 Fincken was first mentioned in a contract between the Prince of Werle and the Brandenburg margrave. To the owners of the village were the knights of the von Grambow, the family of Pritzbuer, Helmuth von Pederstorff and Messrs. von Blücher. At times, there was a glassworks in the area now called corduroy.
The Finckener church dates from the year 1748. Probably it is the only church in the Lutheran Church of Mecklenburg, which was leased by the evangelical church community to the community. Together was successfully searched for receiving the building by funding and set as a result, in 2009 the first church the ceiling of the room service.
Beginning of the 1930s were settled Fincken and other places in the area with many farmers.
With effect from 1 January 2010, the municipality was incorporated into Jaebetz Fincken.
Coat of arms
The coat of arms was approved on 10 July 2000 by the Home Office and registered under No. 212 of the coat of arms role of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Blazon: "In gold, a red round barn with flat black conical roof, black timber in the upper part of the walls and a closed black gate between two small black arched windows in the lower part of the walls; including three (2:1) border blue finches, each with a golden eye. "
The coat of arms was designed by the graphic artist Werner Schinko from Robel.
Worth seeing is the former mansion in Fincken that used in the communist era as operating holiday home, has now been renovated and converted into a hotel, but now stands empty again. The Cavalier House of the former manor house is operated as a hotel since 2010. The round barn was a former horse barn in the 18th century and is now following the redevelopment of the community center. A few hundred meters east of Fincken a large boulder in motorway construction (A 19) was exposed. The area around Fincken is accessible by hiking trails.
Near Fincken crosses the main road 198, the Federal Highway 19 ( Wittstock -Rostock ) with the junction Robel. Fincken had a break point on the railway line Ganzlin - Robel. The passenger traffic on the route has already been set in 1966. The track was in 2012 shut down and dismantled in January 2013. The nearest train station with passenger located in Malchow.