Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Wild nature, romantic hilly countryside between lakes and a lot of sea: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is one of the most unspoilt and rural regions in Germany. The federal state is located in the northeastern part of Germany, directly on the Baltic Sea. With 1.6 million inhabitants, it is sparsely populated and impresses with its abundance of nature: 3 national parks, 8 nature parks and hundreds of nature reserves. The two largest German islands of Rügen and Usedom attract many visitors from all over Germany and abroad every year. The Baltic Sea, with over 2000 km of sandy beaches and more than 2000 lakes inland, offers holidaymakers and locals excellent conditions for bathing, water sports, fishing and fishing. Activities in the nature such as horseback riding and hiking are also very popular. The Hanseatic cities of Wismar, Rostock, Stralsund, Anklam, Demmin and Greifswald impress with their Hanseatic architectural tradition. Fish, beer, sea buckthorn and the many different products from local producers promise culinary delights on the coast and inland.