Grevesmühlen is a city in the municipality Nordwestmecklenburg in the federal state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The city is administrative center for both the city and the surrounding countryside. There are about 11.200 inhabitants in Grevesmühlen, who make the city one of the centers in the federal state.There are a lot of activities and projects in the city concerning successful inclusion of persons with disabilities.


Nagymaros is a small town, situated on the Danube Band. Inhabitant is nearly 5,000, where the national statistics disproving been growing birth rate and population. As a result, the youth generation of the town gets the most attention. There are six organizations, which are dealing with handicapped children and adults. ,, Early Development of Small Maros,, under the direction of Anna Rita Rétiné Szalai begins to care about and to develop disabled children in their early age.

Laxa you will find In the “middle of the middle” of Sweden at the highway E 20 and road 205.  You can also get here by train and there are very good railroad connections to Laxå   both from the south of Sweden (Gothenburg and Malmö), Stockholm and the north east of Sweden. We have abundant supplies of big forests and water. As a matter of fact, we have the longest beach/capita in Sweden, if we exclude municipalities along the Swedish seacoast. The biggest lakes are Skagern and Unden.

Loures is a municipality in the central Portuguese Grande Lisbon Subregion. It is situated to the north of Lisbon. It was created on 26 July 1886 by a royal decree.Loures has an area of 168 square kilometres and a total population of about 200.000 inhabitants, in which about 8% (16.700) are residents from abroad.  The INE (National Statistical Institute) data, referring to the 2011 national census, still indicate that are living in Loures 6.224 citizens with dual nationality (plurinationality), which represents about 3%.  The municipality of Loures is administered by a city council composed of 11 councillors.  There is a Municipal Assembly that is the legislative body of the municipality consisting of 43 members (including 33 directly elected).  The position of Mayor is currently occupied by Bernardino José Torrão Soares elected in the municipal elections of 2013 in the CDU (coalition from PCP+PEV+ID) lists with relative majority of councillors in the chamber (5).

Grzmiąca is located in the central-eastern part of the West Pomeranian, in the district Szczecinek.  The municipality is a typical agricultural area with a clean environment, a large forest area and the proximity to the river Parsęta. These are conducive to develop tourism and agro-tourism.  Natural terrain, location and landscape values allow for active leisure time in the form of walking, hiking and cycling.  A large number of forests (over 40% of the commune) encourage especially mushroom gatherers and other undergrowth (blueberries, cranberries, herbs) and the hunters and wildlife observers.  In the commune there are natural monuments. The most important is the oak in Kamionka with a height of 15 meters and a circumference of 730 cm. Oak is the second in terms of the thickness of a tree in the district Szczecinek (according to some sources in the province West Pomeranian).

The area - 204 km²/ Inhabitants – 5200/ the number of villages - 18

Ahrensbök is part of the district of Ostholstein. With 8,400 inhabitants .Due to its historical development it has been the economic center of a bigger rural area live in Ahrensbök.


The municipality is surrounded by forests and fields. The surrounding towns Eutin (in the north of Ahrensbök), the city of Lübeck (in the south) and the town of Bad Segeberg (in the west) are easily reachable by car within 15 minutes, as well as the municipality of Scharbeutz at the coast of the Baltic Sea.


Ahrensbök is twinned with the following municipalities/towns

  • St. Savinien (France) (1991
  • Grzmiaca/Gramenz (Poland) (1992)
  • Grevesmühlen (German State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) (1990)


These national and international relations provide active cultural exchange between the municipalities.Still, those multicultural efforts of Ahrensbök have been successfully implemented, supported by the extraordinary work of the local associations for (inter-)national relations, other clubs, associations and societies as well as the local fire brigades that contribute to cultural understanding.