Photographer's Note

Wolgast (polish. hist. Wologoszcz) - extended as far east city of Germany, located in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on the Strait of Piana. Wolgast was originally just a small spot on the map merchants, which provide protection for the nearby fortified castle. Around the year 1282 Wolgast received municipal rights.

As a port city Wolgast was for a time a member of the Hanseatic League. In the years 1285-1625 the city served as the Pomeranian princes residence. After the war, the 30-year Wolgast to 1815 belonged to Sweden. Suitable duties contributed to the development of trade.

In 1713, Tsar Peter I ordered the burning of the Swedish city, as a result, there has been almost total destruction of the castle and much of the city. Wolgast after 1815 belonged to Prussia. Shipping and grain trade have contributed to the economic development of the city in the nineteenth century.

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