German License Plates

German License Plate City/Region Codes

EU Era

Augsburg Bavaria License Plate

A - Augsburg, Bavaria

AA - Aalen & Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg

AB - Aschaffenburg, Bavaria

ABI - Anhalt-Bitterfeld,  Köthen

ABG - Altenburger Land, Thuringia

AC - Aachen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

AH - Ahaus, North-Rhine-Westphalia

AIB - Bad Aibling, Bavaria

AIC - Aichach-Friedberg, Bavaria

AE - Auerbach, Saxony

AK - Altenkirchen (Westerwald), Rhineland Palatinate

AL - Altena, North-Rhine-Westphalia

ALF - Alfeld, Lower Saxony

ALS - Alsfeld, Hesse

ALZ - Alzenau, Bavaria

AM - Amberg, Bavaria

AN - Ansbach, Bavaria

ANA - Annaberg-Buchholz, Saxony

ANG - Angermünde, Brandenburg

ANK - Anklam, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

AÖ - Altötting, Bavaria

AP - Apolda & Weimarer Land, Thuringia

APD - Apolda, Thuringia

AR - Arnsberg, North-Rhine-Westphalia

ARN - Arnstadt, Thuringia

ART - Artern, Thuringia

AS - Amberg-Sulzbach, Bavaria

ASD - Aschendorf, Lower Saxony

ASL - Aschersleben-Staßfurter Landkreis, Saxony-Anhalt

ASZ - Aue-Schwarzenberg, Saxony

AT - Alten-Treptow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

AU - Aue, Saxony

AUR - Aurich, Lower Saxony

AW - Ahrweiler, Rhineland Palatinate

AZ - Alzey-Worms, Rhineland Palatinate

AZE - Anhalt-Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt

B - Berlin

BA - Bamberg, Bavaria

BAD - Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg

BAR - Barnim (Eberswalde), Brandenburg

BB - Böblingen, Baden-Württemberg

BBG - Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt

BBL - Brandenburg Land official vehicles

BC - Biberach, Baden-Württemberg

BCH - Buchen, Baden-Württemberg

BD - Federal German government vehicles (Bundestag /

Bundesrat / Bundesrepublik Deutschland)

BE - Bechum, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BED - Brand-Erbisdorf, Saxony

BEI - Beilingries, Bavaria

BEL - Blezig, Brandenburg

BER - Bernau, Brandenburg

BF - Burgsteinfurt, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BG - Border police vehicles (Bundesgrenzschutz)

BGD - Berchtesgaden, Bavaria

BGL - Berchtesgardener Land, Bavaria

BH - Bühl, Baden-Württenmberg

BI - Bielefeld, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BID - Biedenkopf, Hesse

BIN - Bingen, Rhineland Palatinate

BIR - Birkenfeld, Rhineland Palatinate

BIT - Bitburg-Prüm, Rhineland Palatinate

BIW - Bischofswerda, Saxony

BK - Bicknang, Baden-Württemberg

BKS - Bernkastel, Rhineland Palatinate

BL - Balingen & Zollernalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg

BLB - Bad Berleburg, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BLK - Burgenlandkreis, Saxony-Anhalt

BM - Bergheim & Erftkreis, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BN - Bonn, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BNA - Borna, Saxony

BO - Bochum, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BÖ - Bördekreis, Saxony-Anhalt

BOG - Bogen, Bavaria

BOH - Bocholt, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BOR - Borkum, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BOT - Bottrop, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BP - Postal authority vehicles (Bundespost)

BR - Bruchsal, Baden-Württemberg

BRA - Brake (Unterweser) & Wesermarsch, Lower Saxony

BRB - Brandenburg, Brandenburg

BRG - Burg, Saxony-Anhalt

BRI - Brilon, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BRK - Bad Brückenau, Bavaria

BRL - Braunlage, Lower Saxony

BRV - Bremervörde, Lower Saxony

BS - Brunswick (Braunschweig), Lower Saxony

BSB - Bersenbrück, Lower Saxony

BSK - Beeskow, Brandenburg

BT - Bayreuth, Bavaria

BTF - Bitterfeld, Saxony-Anhalt

BU - Burgdorf, Lower Saxony

BÜD - Büdingen, Hesse

BUL - Burglengenfeld, Bavaria

BUR - Buren, North-Rhine-Westphalia

BÜS - Büsingen & Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg

BÜZ - Bützow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

BW - Maritime authority vehicles (Bundes-Wasser- und

Schiffahrtsverwaltung)

BWL - Badem-Württemberg Land official vehicles

BYL - Bavaria State (Bayern Land) official vehicles

BZ - Bautzen, Saxony

BZA - Bergzabern, Rhineland Palatinate

C - Chemnitz, Saxony

CA - Calau, Brandenburg

CAS - Castrop-Rauxel, North-Rhine-Westphalia

CB - Cottbus, Brandenburg

CE - Celle, Lower Saxony

CHA - Cham, Bavaria

CLP - Cloppenburg, Lower Saxony

CLZ - Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Lower Saxony

CO - Coburg, Bavaria

COC - Cochem-Zell, Rhineland Palatinate

COE - Coesfeld, North-Rhine-Westphalia

CR - Crailsheim, Baden-Württemberg

CUX - Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony

CW - Calw, Baden-Württemberg

D - Düsseldorf, North-Rhine-Westphalia

DA - Darmstadt & Darmstadt-Dieburg, Hesse

DAH - Dachau, Bavaria

DAN - Lüchow-Dannenberg, Lower Saxony

DAU - Daun, Rhineland Palatinate

DB - Rail authority vehicles (Deutsche Bundesbahn)

DBR - Bad Doberan, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

DD - Dresden

DE - Dessau, Saxony-Anhalt

DEG - Deggendorf, Bavaria

DEL - Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony

DGF - Dingolfing-Landau, Bavaria

DH - Diepholz, Lower Saxony

DI - Dieburg, Hesse

DIL - Dillenburg, Hesse

DIN - Dinslaken, North-Rhine-Westphalia

DIZ - Diez, Rhineland Palatinate

DKB - Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria

DL - Döbeln, Saxony

DLG - Dillingen an der Donau, Bavaria

DM - Demmin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

DN - Düren, North-Rhine-Westphalia

DO - Dortmund, North-Rhine-Westphalia

DON - Donau-Ries, Bavaria

DS - Donaueschingen, Baden-Württemberg

DT - Detmold & Lippe, North-Rhine-Westphalia

DU - Duisburg, North-Rhine-Westphalia

DUD - Duderstadt, Lower Saxony

DÜW - Bad Dürkheim & Weinstraße, Rhineland Palatinate

DW - Dippoldiswalde & Weißeritzkreis, Saxony

DZ - Delitzsch, Saxony

E - Essen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

EA - Eisenach, Thuringia

EB - Eilenburg, Saxony

EBE - Ebersberg, Bavaria

EBN - Ebern, Bavaria

EBS - Ebermannstadt, Bavaria

ECK - Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein

ED - Erding, Bavaria

EE - Elbe-Elster, Brandenburg

EF - Erfurt, Thuringia

EG - Eggenfelden, Bavaria

EH - Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg

EHI - Ehingen, Baden-Württemberg

EI - Eichstätt, Bavaria

EIC - Eichsfeld, Thuringia

EIH - Eichstätt, Bavaria

EIL - Eisleben, Saxony-Anhalt

EIN - Einbeck, Lower Saxony

EL - Emsland, Lower Saxony

EM - Emmendingen, Baden-Württemberg

EMD - Emden, Lower Saxony

EMS - Bad Ems & Rhein-Lahn-Kreis, Rhineland Palatinate

EN - Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis, North-Rhine-Westphalia

ER - Erlangen, Bavaria

ERB - Erbach & Oldenwaldkreis, Hesse

ERH - Erlangen-Höchstadt, Bavaria

ERK - Erkelenz, North-Rhine-Westphalia

ES - Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg

ESA - Eisenach, Thuringia

ESB - Eschenbach, Bavaria

ESW - Eschwege & Werra-Meißner-Kreis, Hesse

EU - Euskirchen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

EUT - Eutin, Schleswig-Holstein

EW - Eberswalde, Brandenburg

F - Frankfurt am Main, Hesse

FAL - Fallingbostel, North-Rhine-Westphalia

FB - Friedberg (Hessen) & Wetteraukreis, Hesse

FD - Fulda, Hesse

FDB - Friedberg bei Augsburg, Bavaria

FDS - Freudenstadt, Baden-Württemberg

FEU - Feuchtwangen, Bavaria

FF - Frankfurt-an-der-Oder, Brandenburg

FFB - Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria

FG - Freiberg, Saxony

FH - Frankfurt am Main/Höchst, Hesse

FI - Finsterwalde, Brandenburg

FKB - Frankenberg, Hesse

FL - Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein

FLÖ - Flöha, Saxony

FN - Friedrichshafen & Bodenseekreis, Baden-Württemberg

FO - Forchheim, Bavaria

FOR - Forst, Brandenburg

FR - Freiburg im Breisgau & Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald,

Baden-Württemberg

FRG - Freyung-Grafenau, Bavaria

FRI - Friesland, Lower Saxony

FRW - Bad Freienwalde, Brandenburg

FS - Freising, Bavaria

FT - Frankenthal (Pfalz), Rhineland Palatinate

FTL - Freital, Saxony

FÜ - Fürth, Bavaria

FÜS - Füssen, Bavaria

FW - Fürstenwalde, Brandenburg

FZ - Fritzlar, Hesse

G - Gera, Thuringia

GA - Gardelegen, Saxony Anhalt

GAN - Bad Gandersheim, Lower Saxony

GAP - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria

GC - Glauchau & Chemnitzer Land, Saxony

GD - Gmünd, Baden-Württemberg

GDB - Gadesbusch, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

GE - Gelsenkirchen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

GEL - Geldern, North-Rhine-Westphalia

GEM - Gemünden, Bavaria

GEO - Gerolzhofen, Bavaria

GER - Germersheim, Rhineland Palatinate

GF - Gifhorn, Lower Saxony

GG - Groß-Gerau, Hesse

GHA - Geithain, Saxony

GHC - Gräfenhainichen, Saxony Anhalt

GI - Gießen, Hesse

GK - Geilenkirchen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

GL - Bergisch-Gladbach & Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, North-

Rhine-Westphalia

GLA - Gladbeck, North-Rhine-Westphalia

GM - Gummersbach & Oberbergischer Kreis, North-Rhine-

Westphalia

GMN - Grimmen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

GN - Gelnhausen, Hesse

GNT - Genthin, Saxony Anhalt

GÖ - Göttingen, Lower Saxony

GOA - St Goar, Rheinland Palatinate

GOH - St Goarshausen, Rheinland Palatinate

GP - Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg

GR - Görlitz, Saxony

GRA - Grafenau, Bavaria

GRI - Griesbach, Bavaria

GRM - Grimma, Saxony

GRS - Gransee, Brandenburg

GRZ - Greiz, Thuringia

GS - Goslar, Lower Saxony

GT - Gütersloh, North-Rhine-Westphalia

GTH - Gotha, Thuringia

GÜ - Güstrow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

GUB - Guben, Brandenburg

GUN - Gunzenhausen, Bavaria

GV - Gravenbroich, North-Rhine-Westphalia

GVM - Grevesmühlen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

GW - Greifswald Land, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

GZ - Günzburg, Bavaria

H - Hanover (Hannover), Lower Saxony

HA - Hagen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HAB - Hammelburg, Bavaria

HAL - Halle, Saxony-Anhalt

HAM - Hamm, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HAS - Haßberge, Bavaria

HB - Hansestadt Bremen

HBN - Hildburghausen, Thuringia

HBS - Halberstadt, Saxony-Anhalt

HC - Hainichen, Saxony

HCH - Hechingen, Baden-Württemberg

HD - Heidelberg & Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg

HDH - Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg

HDL - Haldensleben, Saxony Anhalt

HE - Helmstedt, Lower Saxony

HEB - Hersbruck, Bavaria

HEF - Hersfeld-Rotenburg, Hesse

HEI - Heide & Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein

HEL - Hesse State (Hesse Land) official vehicles

HER - Herne, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HET - Hettstedt, Saxony Anhalt

HF - Herford, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HG - Bad Homburg vor der Höhe & Hochtaunuskreis, Hesse

HGN - Hagenow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

HGW - Hansestadt Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

HH - Hansestadt Hamburg

HHM - Hohenmölsen, Saxony Anhalt

HI - Hildesheim, Lower Saxony

HIG - Heiligenstadt, Thuringia

HIP - Hilpoltstein, Bavaria

HL - Hansestadt Lübeck

HM - Hamelin(Hameln)-Pyrmont, Lower Saxony

HMU - Hanoversch Münden, Lower Saxony

HN - Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg

HO - Hof, Bavaria

HOG - Hofgeismar, Hesse

HOH - Hofheim, Bavaria

HOL - Holzminden, Lower Saxony

HOM - Homburg & Saar-Pfalz-Kreis, Saarland

HOR - Horb, Baden-Württemberg

HÖS - Höchstadt, Bavaria

HOT - Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Saxony

HP - Heppenheim an der Bergstraße & Bergstraße, Hesse

HR - Homberg & Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Hesse

HRO - Hansestadt Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

HS - Heinsberg, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HSK - Hochsauerlandkreis, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HST - Hansestadt Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

HU - Hanau & Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hesse

HÜN - Hünfeld, Schleswig-Holstein

HUS - Husum, Schleswig-Holstein

HV - Havelberg, Saxony Anhalt

HVL - Havelland, Brandenburg

HW - Halle Westfalen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HWI - Hansestadt Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

HX - Höxter, North-Rhine-Westphalia

HY - Hoyerswerda, Saxony

HZ - Herzberg, Brandenburg

IGB - Stadt St Ingbert & Saar-Pfalz-Kreis, Saarland

IK - Ilm-Kreis, Thuringia

IL - Ilmenau, Thuringia

ILL - Illertissen, Bavaria

IN - Ingolstadt, Bavaria Audi is headquarted here!

IS - Iserlohn, North-Rhine-Westphalia

IZ - Itzehoe & Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein

J - Jena, Thuringia

JB - Jüterbog, Brandenburg

JE - Jessen, Saxony Anhalt

JEV - Jever, Lower Saxony

JL - Jerichower Land, Saxony-Anhalt

JÜL - Jülich, North-Rhine-Westphalia

K - Cologne (Köln), North-Rhine-Westphalia

KA - Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg

KAR - Karlstadt, Bavaria

KB - Korbach & Waldeck-Frankenberg, Hesse

KC - Kronach, Bavaria

KE - Kempten (Allgäu), Bavaria

KEH - Kelheim, Bavaria

KEL - Kehl, Baden-Württemberg

KEM - Kemnath, Bavaria

KF - Kaufbeuren, Bavaria

KG - Bad Kissingen, Bavaria

KH - Bad Kreuznach, Rhineland Palatinate

KI - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein

KIB - Kirchheimbolanden & Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland

Palatinate

KK - Kempen-Krefeld, North-Rhine-Westphalia

KL - Kaiserslauten, Rhineland Palatinate

KLE - Cleves (Kleve), North-Rhine-Westphalia

KLT - Klingental, Saxony

KLZ - Klötze, Saxony Anhalt

KM - Kamenz, Saxony

KN - Constance (Konstanz), Baden-Württemberg

KO - Koblenz, Rhineland Palatinate

KÖN - Kötzting, Bavaria

KÖT - Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt

KR - Krefeld, North-Rhine-Westphalia

KRU - Krumbach, Bavaria

KS - Kassel, Hesse

KT - Kitzingen, Bavaria

KU - Kulmbach, Bavaria

KÜN - Küzelsau & Hohenlohekreis, Baden-Württemberg

KUS - Kusel, Rhineland Palatinate

KW - Königs-Wusterhausen, Brandenburg

KY - Kyritz, Brandenburg

KYF - Kyffhäuserkreis, Thuringia

L - Leipzig, Saxony (since c1990; previously used for Lahn-Dill-

Kreis)

LA - Landshut, Bavaria

LAN - Landau Isar, Bavaria

LAT - Lauterbach, Hesse

LAU - Lauf an der Pegnitz & Nürnberger Land, Bavaria

LB - Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg

LBS - Lobenstein, Thuringia

LBZ - Lübz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

LC - Luckau, Brandenburg

LD - Landau in der Pfalz, Rhineland Palatinate

LDK - Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Hesse

LDS - Landkreis Dahme-Spreewald, Brandenburg

LE - Lemgo, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LEO - Leonberg, Baden-Württemberg

LER - Leer (Ostfriesland), Lower Saxony

LEV - Leverkusen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LF - Laufen, Bavaria

LG - Lüneburg, Lower Saxony

LH - Lüdinghausen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LI - Lindau (Bodensee), Bavaria

LIB - Bad Liebenwerda, Brandenburg

LIF - Lichtenfels, Bavaria

LIN - Lingen, Lower Saxony

LIP - Lippe, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LK - Lübbecke, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LL - Landsberg am Lech, Bavaria

LM - Limburg-Weilburg, Hesse

LN - Lübben, Brandenburg

LÖ - Lörrach, Baden-Württemberg

LÖB - Löbau, Saxony

LOH - Lohr am Main, Bavaria

LOS - Landkreis Oder-Spree, Brandenburg

LP - Lippstadt, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LR - Lahr, Baden-Württemberg

LS - Lüdenscheid, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LSA - Saxony Anhalt State (Sachsen-Anhalt Land) official

vehicles

LSN - Saxony State (Sachsen Land) official vehicles

LSZ - Bad Langensalza, Thuringia

LU - Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Rhineland Palatinate

LÜD - Lüdenscheid, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LUK - Luckenwalde, Brandenburg

LÜN - Lünen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

LWL - Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

M - Munich (München), Bavaria BMW calls the city home!

MA - Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg

MAB - Marienberg, Saxony

MAI - Mainburg, Bavaria

MAK - Marktredwitz, Bavaria

MAL - Mallersdorf, Bavaria

MAR - Marktheidenfeld, Bavaria

MB - Miesbach, Bavaria

MC - Malchin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

MD - Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt

ME - Mettmann, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MED - Meldorf, Schleswig-Holstein

MEG - Melsungen, Hesse

MEI - Meissen, Saxony

MEK - Mittlerer Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony

MEL - Melle, Lower Saxony

MEP - Meppen, Lower Saxony

MER - Merseburg, Saxony Anhalt

MES - Meschede, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MET - Mellrichstadt, Bavaria

MG - Mönchengladbach, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MGH - Bad Mergentheim, Baden-Württemberg

MGN - Meiningen, Thuringia

MH - Mülheim an der Ruhr, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MHL - Mühlhausen

MI - Minden-Lübbecke, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MIL - Miltenberg, Bavaria

MK - Märkischer Kreis, North-Rhine-Westphalia

ML - Mansfelder Land, Saxony-Anhalt

MM - Memmingen, Bavaria

MN - Mindelheim & Unterallgäu, Bavaria

MO - Moers, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MOD - Marktoberdorf, Bavaria

MOL - Märkisch-Oderland, Brandenburg

MON - Monschau, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MOS - Mosbach & Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis, Baden-

Württemberg

MQ - Merseburg-Querfurt, Saxony-Anhalt

MR - Marburg-Biedenkopf, Hesse

MS - Münster, North-Rhine-Westphalia

MSP - Main-Spessart-Kreis, Bavaria

MST - Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

MT - Montabaur, Rhineland Palatinate

MTK - Main-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse

MTL - Muldentalkreis, Saxony

MÜ - Mühldorf am Inn, Bavaria

MÜB - Münchberg, Bavaria

MÜL - Müllheim, Baden-Württemberg

MÜN - Münsingen, Baden-Württemberg

MÜR - Müritz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

MVL - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Land official vehicles

MW - Mittweida, Saxony

MY - Mayen, Rhineland Palatinate

MYK - Mayen-Koblenz, Rhineland Palatinate

MZ - Mainz & Mainz-Bingen, Rhineland Palatinate

MZG - Merzig-Wadern, Saarland

N - Nuremberg (Nürnberg), Bavaria

NAB - Nabburg, Bavaria

NAI - Naila, Bavaria

NAU - Nauen, Brandenburg

NB - Neubrandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

ND - Neuberg an der Donau & Neuberg-Schrobenhausen,

Bavaria

NDH - Nordhausen, Thuringia

NE - Neuss, North-Rhine-Westphalia

NEA - Neustadt an der Aisch & Bad Windsheim, Bavaria

NEB - Nebra, Saxony Anhalt

NEC - Neustadt Coburg, Bavaria

NEN - Neunburg, Bavaria

NES - Bad Neustadt an der Saale & Rhön-Grabfeld, Bavaria

NEU - Neustadt Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg

NEW - Neustadt an der Waldnaab, Bavaria

NF - Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein

NH - Neuhaus an der Rennweg, Thuringia (1991-c1994;

previously used for Neustadt Haardt, Rhineland Palatinate

before 1959)

NI - Nienberg (Weser), Lower Saxony

NIB - Niebüll, Schleswig-Holstein

NK - Neunkirchen/Saar, Saarland

NL - Lower Saxony State (Niedersachsen Land) official vehicles

NM - Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Bavaria

NMB - Naumberg, Saxony Anhalt

NMS - Neumünster, Schleswig-Holstein

NÖ - Nördlingen, Bavaria

NOH - Nordhorn & Grafschaft Bentheim, Lower Saxony

NOL - Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis, Saxony

NOM - Northeim, Lower Saxony

NOR - Norden, Lower Saxony

NP - Neuruppin, Brandenburg

NR - Neuwied am Rhein, Rhineland Palatinate

NRÜ - Neustadt am Rübenberge, Lower Saxony

NRW - North-Rhine-Westphalia State (Nordrhein-Westfalen

Land) official vehicles

NU - Neu-Ulm, Bavaria

NT - Nürtingen, Baden-Württemberg

NVP - Nordvorpommern, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

NW - Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Rhineland Palatinate

NWM - Nordwestmecklenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

NY - Niesky, Saxony

NZ - Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

O - Diplomatic vehicles

OA - Oberallgäu, Bavaria

OAL - Ostallgäu, Bavaria

OB - Oberhausen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

OBB - Obernburg, Bavaria

OBG - Osterburg, Saxony Anhalt

OC - Oschersleben, Saxony

OCH - Ochsenfurt, Bavaria

OD - Bad Oldesloe & Stormarn, Schleswig-Holstein

OE - Olpe, North-Rhine-Westphalia

OF - Offenbach am Main, Hesse

OG - Offenburg & Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg

OH - Ostholstein, Schleswig-Holstein

OHA - Osterode am Harz, Lower Saxony

ÖHR - Öhringen, Baden-Württemberg

OHV - Oberhavel, Brandenburg

OHZ - Osterholz, Lower Saxony

OK - Ohre-Kreis, Saxony-Anhalt

OL - Oldenburg, Lower Saxony

OLD - Oldenburg (Holstein), Schleswig-Holstein

OP - Opladen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

OPR - Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Brandenburg

OR - Oranienburg, Brandenburg

OS - Osnabrück, Lower Saxony

OSL - Oberspreewald-Lausitz, Brandenburg

OTT - Otterndorf, Lower Saxony

OTW - Ottweiler, Saarland

OVI - Oberviechtach, Bavaria

OVL - Obervogtland, Saxony

OVP - Ostvorpommern, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

OZ - Oschatz, Saxony

P - Potsdam, Brandenburg

PA - Passau, Bavaria

PAF - Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Bavaria

PAN - Pfarrkirchen & Rottal-Inn, Bavaria

PAR - Parsberg, Bavaria

PB - Paderborn, North-Rhine-Westphalia

PCH - Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

PE - Peine, Lower Saxony

PEG - Pegnitz, Bavraia

PER - Perleberg, Brandenburg

PF - Pforzheim & Enzkreis, Baden-Württemberg

PI - Pinneberg, Schleswig-Holstein

PIR - Pirna, Saxony

PK - Pritzwalk, Brandenburg

PL - Plauen, Saxony

PLÖ - Plön, Schleswig-Holstein

PM - Potsdam-Mittelmark, Brandenburg

PN - Pößneck, Thuringia

PR - Prignitz, Brandenburg

PRÜ - Prüm, Rhineland Palatinate

PS - Pirmasens & Südwestpfalz, Rhineland Palatinate

PW - Pasewalk, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

PZ - Prenzlau, Brandenburg

QFT - Querfurt, Saxony Anhalt

QLB - Quedlinburg, Saxony-Anhalt

R - Regensberg, Bavaria

RA - Ratstatt, Baden-Württemberg

RC - Reichenbach, Saxony

RD - Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein

RDG - Ribnitz-Damgarten, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

RE - Recklinghausen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

REG - Regen, Bavaria

REH - Rehau, Bavaria

REI - Bad Reichenhall, Bavaria

RG - Riesa-Großenhain, Saxony

RH - Roth bei Nürnberg, Bavaria

RI - Rinteln, Lower Saxony

RID - Riedenburg, Bavaria

RIE - Riesa, Saxony

RL - Rochlitz, Saxony

RM - Röbel/Muritz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

RN - Rathenow, Brandenburg

RO - Rosenheim, Bavaria

ROD - Roding, Bavaria

ROF - Rotenburg bei Fulda, Hesse

ROH - Rotenburg Wümme, Lower Saxony

ROK - Rockenhausen, Rhineland Palatinate

ROL - Rottenburg Laaber, Bavaria

ROS - Rostock Land, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

ROT - Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bavaria

ROW - Rotenburg (Wümme) & Bremervörde, Lower Saxony

RPL - Rhineland Palatinate State (Rheinland-Pfalz Land) official

vehicles

RS - Remscheid, North-Rhine-Westphalia

RSL - Roßlau, Saxony Anhalt

RT - Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg

RÜD - Rüdesheim & Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse

RÜG - Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

RV - Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg

RW - Rottweil, Baden-Württemberg

RWL - North-Rhine-Westphalia State (Nordrhein-Westfalen

Land) official vehicles

RY - Rheydt, North-Rhine-Westphalia

RZ - Ratzeburg & Hertzogtum Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein

S - Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg Mercedes Benz and Porsche both reside here!

SAB - Saarburg, Rhineland Palatinate

SAD - Schwandorf, Bavaria

SÄK - Säckingen, Baden-Württemberg

SAL - Saarland official vehicles

SAN - Stadtsteinach, Bavaria

SAW - Altmarkkreis Salzwedel, Saxony-Anhalt

SB - Saarbrücken, Saarland

SBG - Strasburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

SBK - Schönebeck, Saxony-Anhalt

SC - Schwabach, Bavaria

SCZ - Schleiz, Thuringia

SDH - Sondershausen, Thuringia

SDL - Stendal, Saxony-Anhalt

SDT - Schwedt, Brandenburg

SE - Segeberg, Schleswig-Holstein

SEB - Sebnitz, Saxony

SEE - Seelow, Brandenburg

SEF - Scheinfeld, Bavaria

SEL - Selb, Bavaria

SF - Sonthofen, Bavaria

SFA - Soltau-Fallingbostel, Lower Saxony

SFB - Senftenberg, Brandenburg

SFT - Staßfurt, Saxony Anhalt

SG - Solingen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

SGH - Sangerhausen, Saxony-Anhalt

SH - Schleswig-Holstein Land official vehicles

SHA - Schwäbisch Hall, Baden-Württemberg

SHG - Stadthagen & Schaumburg, Lower Saxony

SHK - Saale-Holzland-Kreis, Thuringia

SHL - Suhl, Thuringia

SI - Siegen-Wittgenstein, North-Rhine-Westphalia

SIG - Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg

SIM - Simmern & Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis, Rhineland Palatinate

SK - Saalkreis, Saxony-Anhalt

SL - Schleswig-Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein

SLE - Schleiden (Eifel), North-Rhine-Westphalia

SLF - Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, Thuringia

SLG - Saulgau, Baden-Württemberg

SLN - Schmölin, Thuringia

SLS - Saarlouis, Saarland

SLÜ - Schlüchtern, Hesse

SLZ - Bad Salzungen, Thuringia

SM - Schmalkalden-Meiningen, Thuringia

SMÜ - Schwabmünchen, Bavaria

SN - Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

SNH - Sinsheim, Baden-Württemberg

SO - Soest, North-Rhine-Westphalia

SOB - Schrobenhausen, Bavaria

SOG - Schongau, Bavaria

SOK - Saale-Orla-Kreis, Thuringia

SOL - Soltau, Lower Saxony

SÖM - Sömmerda, Thuringia

SON - Sonneberg, Thuringia

SP - Speyer, Rhineland Palatinate

SPB - Spremberg, Brandenburg

SPN - Spree-Neiße, Brandenburg

SPR - Springe, Lower Saxony

SR - Straubing & Straubing-Bogen, Bavaria

SRB - Strausberg, Brandenburg

SRO - Stadtroda, Thuringia

ST - Steinfurt, North-Rhine-Westphalia (since 1975; previously

used for Stade in 1956)

STA - Starnberg, Bavaria

STB - Sternberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

STD - Stade, Lower Saxony

STE - Staffelstein, Bavaria

STH - Stadthagen, Lower Saxony

STL - Stollberg, Saxony

STO - Stockach, Baden-Württemberg

SU - Siegburg & Rhein-Sieg-Kreis, North-Rhine-Westphalia

SUL - Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria

SÜW - Südliche Weinstraße, Rhineland Palatinate

SW - Schweinfurt, Bavaria

SWA - Bad Schwalbach & Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis, Hesse

SY - Syke, Lower Saxony

SZ - Salzgitter, Lower Saxony

SZB - Schwarzenberg, Saxony

TBB - Tauberbischofsheim & Main-Tauber-Kreis, Baden-

Württemberg

TE - Teterow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (1991-c1994;

previously used for Tecklenburg, North-Rhine-Westphalia

before 1974)

TF - Teltow-Fläming, Brandenburg

TG - Torgau, Saxony

THL - Thuringia State (Thüringen Land) official vehicles

THW - Technical help (Technisches Hilfswerk) vehicles

TIR - Tirschenreuth, Bavaria

TO - Torgau-Oschatz, Saxony

TÖL - Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Bavaria

TÖN - Tönning, Schleswig-Holstein

TP - Templin, Brandenburg

TR - Trier, Rhineland Palatinate

TS - Traunstein, Bavaria

TT - Tettnang, Baden-Württemberg

TÜ - Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg

TUT - Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg

ÜB - Überlingen, Baden-Württemberg

UE - Uelzen, Lower Saxony

UEM - Ueckermünde, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

UER - Uecker-Randow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

UFF - Uffenheim, Bavaria

UH - Unstrut-Hainich, Thuringia

UL - Ulm & Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg

UM - Uckermark, Brandenburg

UN - Unna, North-Rhine-Westphalia

USI - Usingen, Hesse

V - Vogtlandkreis, Saxony

VAI - Vaihingen, Baden-Württemberg

VB - Vogelsbergkreis, Hesse

VEC - Vechta, Lower Saxony

VER - Verden, Lower Saxony

VIB - Vilsbiburg, Bavaria

VIE - Viersen, North-Rhine-Westphalia

VIT - Viechtach, Bavaria

VK - Völklingen, Saarland

VL - Villingen, Baden-Württemberg

VOF - Vilshofen, Bavaria

VOH - Vohenstrauß, Bavaria

VS - Villingen-Schwenningen & Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis,

Baden-Württemberg

W - Wuppertal, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WA - Waldeck, Hesse

WAF - Kreis Warendorf, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WAK - Wartburgkreis, Thuringia

WAN - Wanne-Eickel, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WAR - Warburg, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WAT - Wattenscheid, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WB - Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt

WBS - Worbis, Thuringia

WD - Weidenbrück, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WDA - Werdau, Saxony

WE - Weimar, Thuringia

WEB - Westerburg, Rhineland Palatinate

WEG - Wegscheid, Bavaria

WEL - Weilburg, Hesse

WEM - Wesermünde, Lower Saxony

WEN - Weiden in der Oberpfalz, Bavaria

WER - Wertingen, Bavaria

WES - Wesel, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WF - Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony

WG - Wangen, Baden-Württemberg

WHV - Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony

WI - Wiesbaden, Hesse

WIL - Wittlich & Bernkastel-Wittlich, Rhineland Palatinate

WIS - Wismarer Land

WIT - Witten, North-Rhine-Westphalia

WIZ - Witzenhausen, Hesse

WK - Wittstock, Brandenburg

WL - Winsen (Luhe) & Harburg, Lower Saxony

WLG - Wolgast, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

WM - Weilheim-Schongau, Bavaria

WMS - Wolmirstedt, Saxony Anhalt

WN - Waiblingen & Rems-Murr-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg

WND - St Wendel, Saarland

WO - Worms, Rhineland Palatinate

WOB - Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony Volkswagens Massive Plant is here; hence the Wolfsburg Edition!

WOH - Wolfhagen, Hesse

WOL - Wolfach, Baden-Württemberg

WOR - Wolfratshausen, Bavaria

WOS - Wolfstein, Bavaria

WR - Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt

WRN - Waren, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

WS - Wasserburg, Bavaria

WSF - Weißenfels, Saxony-Anhalt

WST - Westerstede & Ammerland, Lower Saxony

WSW - Weißwasser, Saxony

WT - Waldshut, Baden-Württemberg

WTL - Wittlage, Lower Saxony

WTM - Wittmund, Lower Saxony

WÜ - Würzburg, Bavaria

WUG - Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Bavaria

WUM - Waldmünchen, Bavaria

WUN - Wunsiedel am Fichtelgebirge, Bavaria

WUR - Wurzen, Saxony

WW - Westerwaldkreis, Rhineland Palatinate

WZ - Wetzlar, Hesse

WZL - Wanzleben, Saxony Anhalt

X - NATO Forces vehicles

Y - Armed Forces vehicles (Bundeswehr)

Z - Zwickauer Land, Saxony (since 1991; previously used for

Customs (Zoll) vehicles before 1988)

ZE - Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt

ZEL - Zell, Rhineland Palatinate

ZI - Löbau-Zittau

ZIG - Ziegenhain, Hesse

ZP - Zschopau, Saxony

ZR - Zeulenroda, Thuringia

ZS - Zossen, Brandenburg

ZW - Zweibrücken, Rhineland Palatinate

ZZ - Zeitz, Saxony Anhalt