1 Geography 2 History 3 Politics
3.1 Parish council 3.2 Coat of arms 3.3 Flag
4 Economy and infrastructure 5 Sights 6 Personalities 7 References 8 External links 9 External links
The village lies on the lagoon of Kubitzer Bodden. The villages of
Bußvitz, Dußvitz, Güttin, Landow, Mölln, Ralow and Rugenhof all
belong to the municipality of Dreschvitz. The island of
lies within its territory.
The village was first mentioned in the records in 1314 on an entry in
an old deed of ownership. Originally a dead-end village (Gassendorf)
with four large estates,
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Coat of arms
The coat of arms was adopted on 30 March 2010 by the Home Office and
registered under as No. 331 in the state coat of arms register.
In 1989, the occasion of Dreschvitz's 675th anniversary, a coat of
arms was designed and flags and postcards circulated. However, they
failed to properly register the coat of arms. It was then forgotten
again. With the rediscovery of the documents, it was found that the
coat of arms was now identical to that of a municipality in
Schleswig-Holstein. After amending it and applying for approval, the
coat of arms was authorised on 24 April 2010 and presented to the
village in a ceremony by the interior minister of
The two green oak branches represent the forestry industry and long
hunting tradition in the community. Separated by a so-called blue wavy
bar, which represents the location of the village on the bodden coast
of Priebowsche Wedde, is a plough in the lower section. This
symbolizes the intensive agricultural use of the fields belonging to
The coat of arms was designed by Jürgen Frenkel from Dreschvitz.
The flag is divided longitudinally white - blue - yellow, and the wavy
blue stripes making up one seventh of the height, the white and yellow
stripes each making up three sevenths of the height of the flag. In
the centre of the white stripes are two diagonal green oak branches
with three leaves and a green acorn next to one other. In the middle
of the yellow stripe is a wheel-less black plough. The height to
length ratio of the flag is 3:5.
The flag was designed by Jürgen Frenkel from Dreschvitz.
Economy and infrastructure
The municipality is largely agricultural.
In the parish of Güttin is the only airfield on the island of Rügen.
The village church of Landow is designed as a Wegekirche, a church
which is laid out so that the priest and congregation are positioned
as if they were on their way to the Lord, usually facing a returning
Christ or a symbol such as a crucifix or painting. It is probably the
oldest timber-framed church in the entire southeastern Baltic Sea
region. The oak wood of the timber-frames comes from tree-felling that
took place in 1312 or 1313. The original church was surrounded by a
wall in 1546. The church is supported by a preservation society. It is
home to numerous events, including concerts of the
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