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Elsterwerda (Lower Sorbian: Wikow) is a town in the Elbe-Elster district, in southwestern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the Black Elster river, 48 km northwest of Dresden, and 11 km southeast of Bad Liebenwerda.

Elsterwerda
Château
Château
Coat of arms of Elsterwerda
Coat of arms
Location of Elsterwerda within Elbe-Elster district
Elsterwerda in EE.png
Elsterwerda is located in Germany
Elsterwerda
Elsterwerda
Elsterwerda is located in Brandenburg
Elsterwerda
Elsterwerda
Coordinates: 51°27′28″N 13°31′26″E / 51.45778°N 13.52389°E / 51.45778; 13.52389Coordinates: 51°27′28″N 13°31′26″E / 51.45778°N 13.52389°E / 51.45778; 13.52389
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictElbe-Elster
SubdivisionsTown centre and 2 districts
Government
 • MayorAnja Heinrich (CDU)
Area
 • Total40.55 km2 (15.66 sq mi)
Elevation
90 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total7,856
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
04910
Dialling codes03533
Vehicle registrationEE, FI, LIB
Websitewww.elsterwerda.de

DemographyEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 3,193—    
1890 3,705+1.00%
1910 7,024+3.25%
1925 8,359+1.17%
1933 8,738+0.56%
1939 9,560+1.51%
1946 10,966+1.98%
1950 11,461+1.11%
1964 11,157−0.19%
1971 11,443+0.36%
1981 11,572+0.11%
1985 11,517−0.12%
1989 11,255−0.57%
1990 11,033−1.97%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 10,947−0.78%
1992 10,868−0.72%
1993 10,793−0.69%
1994 10,726−0.62%
1995 10,656−0.65%
1996 10,538−1.11%
1997 10,442−0.91%
1998 10,382−0.57%
1999 10,334−0.46%
2000 10,234−0.97%
2001 9,937−2.90%
2002 9,911−0.26%
2003 9,804−1.08%
2004 9,654−1.53%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 9,456−2.05%
2006 9,249−2.19%
2007 9,096−1.65%
2008 8,959−1.51%
2009 8,817−1.58%
2010 8,694−1.40%
2011 8,498−2.25%
2012 8,384−1.34%
2013 8,287−1.16%
2014 8,161−1.52%
2015 8,186+0.31%
2016 8,118−0.83%
2017 7,975−1.76%
2018 7,856−1.49%

GalleryEdit

Notable peopleEdit

 
Franciszka Korwin-Krasińska by Krafft the Elder

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2018". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons

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