Western Pomerania is located in the north-east of Germany, on the Baltic Sea coast, between Hamburg and Berlin and not far from the Polish border. The Federal Motorway 20 runs right across the region and provides a fast connection to the surrounding cities of Berlin, Hamburg and Stettin. Supra-regional railway connections of the Deutsche Bahn, which are complemented by the offer of regional transport operators, guarantee a good infrastructure.
The distances are short in Western Pomerania, whether it is for work, leisure time or family. In addition to public transport and cycle paths, there is a growing number car sharing services. In Greifswald, for example, 30% of the population are able to get by without their own car.