Schwerin (Bezirk)

The district of Schwerin was established in 1952 after the dissolution of the countries in the German Democratic Republic as one of a total of 14 districts. The district conducted no crest. Occasionally, the historical coat of arms of the city of Schwerin was used as a symbol for the district.

Administrative divisions

The district comprised the urban district of Schwerin and the following counties:

With the re- establishment of the countries on the territory of the GDR in 1990, the districts were dissolved. The district of Schwerin, was assigned to the state of Mecklenburg- Western Pomerania without the circle pearl mountain who came to Brandenburg.

Government and party leaders

Chairman of the Council of the District

First Secretary of the SED district leadership

More info

  • (1961): 618900
  • (1964): 593477
  • (1971): 598150
  • (1981): 590135