Birkenwerder

Birkenwerder is a municipality in the Oberhavel district, in Brandenburg, Germany.

Birkenwerder
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Birkenwerder
Coat of arms
Location of Birkenwerder within Oberhavel district
Birkenwerder in OHV.png
Birkenwerder is located in Germany
Birkenwerder
Birkenwerder
Birkenwerder is located in Brandenburg
Birkenwerder
Birkenwerder
Coordinates: 52°41′N 13°17′E / 52.683°N 13.283°E / 52.683; 13.283Coordinates: 52°41′N 13°17′E / 52.683°N 13.283°E / 52.683; 13.283
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOberhavel
Government
 • MayorStephan Zimniok
Area
 • Total18.10 km2 (6.99 sq mi)
Highest elevation
56 m (184 ft)
Lowest elevation
32 m (105 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total8,133
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
16547
Dialling codes03303
Vehicle registrationOHV
Websitewww.birkenwerder.de

GeographyEdit

Birkenwerder is situated in the south of Oberhavel. The northern border of Berlin is 3 kilometres away. Birkenwerder shares his border with Oranienburg in the north, Mühlenbecker Land in the east and Hohen Neuendorf in the south and in the north. In the centre of Birkenwerder is the river Briese. In the west of Birkenwerder it empties in the River Havel. Briese and Lindenhof are districts (Wohnplätze [de]) of Birkenwerder. More than 50% of the area consists of forest. There are many forest roads, also along the river Briese. Birkenwerder is connected to the motorway A 10 (Bundesautobahn 10), the B 96 (Bundesstraße 96) and the B 96a which ends in the centre of Birkenwerder.

DemographyEdit

Birkenwerder: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 951—    
1890 1,167+1.37%
1910 2,318+3.49%
1925 3,387+2.56%
1933 4,993+4.97%
1939 6,648+4.89%
1946 7,023+0.79%
1950 7,148+0.44%
1964 6,967−0.18%
1971 6,911−0.12%
1981 6,325−0.88%
1985 6,122−0.81%
1989 5,602−2.19%
1990 5,510−1.64%
1991 5,422−1.60%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1992 5,377−0.83%
1993 5,370−0.13%
1994 5,423+0.99%
1995 5,417−0.11%
1996 5,491+1.37%
1997 5,721+4.19%
1998 6,055+5.84%
1999 6,290+3.88%
2000 6,518+3.62%
2001 6,632+1.75%
2002 6,800+2.53%
2003 6,961+2.37%
2004 7,108+2.11%
2005 7,219+1.56%
2006 7,360+1.95%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 7,492+1.79%
2008 7,650+2.11%
2009 7,774+1.62%
2010 7,819+0.58%
2011 7,748−0.91%
2012 7,827+1.02%
2013 7,833+0.08%
2014 7,881+0.61%
2015 8,019+1.75%
2016 8,017−0.02%
2017 8,096+0.99%
2018 8,134+0.47%
2019 8,133−0.01%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2019". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). July 2020.
  2. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons