Gollenberg is a municipality in the Havelland district, in Brandenburg, Germany consisting of Schönholz-Neuwerder, Stölln and Ohnewitz.

Gollenberg
Location of Gollenberg within Havelland district
Gollenberg in HVL.png
Gollenberg is located in Germany
Gollenberg
Gollenberg
Gollenberg is located in Brandenburg
Gollenberg
Gollenberg
Coordinates: 52°45′10″N 12°22′32″E / 52.75278°N 12.37556°E / 52.75278; 12.37556Coordinates: 52°45′10″N 12°22′32″E / 52.75278°N 12.37556°E / 52.75278; 12.37556
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictHavelland
Municipal assoc.Rhinow
Government
 • Mayor (2019–24) Wolfgang Nitsche[1]
Area
 • Total30.48 km2 (11.77 sq mi)
Elevation
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total418
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
14728
Dialling codes033875
Vehicle registrationHVL
Websitewww.rhinow.de

HistoryEdit

The municipality is named after the Gollenberg near Stölln and was created December 31, 2002 when the municipalities of Schönholz-Neuwerder and Stölln were merged.

DemographyEdit

 
Development of population since 1875 within the current boundaries (Blue line: Population; Dotted line: Comparison to population development of Brandenburg state; Grey background: Time of Nazi rule; Red background: Time of communist rule)
Gollenberg: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[3]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 582—    
1890 522−0.72%
1910 560+0.35%
1925 546−0.17%
1933 442−2.61%
1939 378−2.57%
1946 956+14.17%
1950 904−1.39%
1964 643−2.40%
1971 656+0.29%
1981 576−1.29%
1985 578+0.09%
1989 540−1.69%
1990 527−2.41%
1991 529+0.38%
1992 525−0.76%
1993 514−2.10%
1994 495−3.70%
1995 503+1.62%
1996 520+3.38%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1997 510−1.92%
1998 514+0.78%
1999 512−0.39%
2000 505−1.37%
2001 499−1.19%
2002 481−3.61%
2003 467−2.91%
2004 469+0.43%
2005 472+0.64%
2006 453−4.03%
2007 447−1.32%
2008 445−0.45%
2009 444−0.22%
2010 429−3.38%
2011 432+0.70%
2012 433+0.23%
2013 429−0.92%
2014 417−2.80%
2015 408−2.16%
2016 413+1.23%

AviationEdit

 
„Lady Agnes“ IL62 - Airport Stölln/Rhinow
 
„Lady Agnes“ IL62

Otto LilienthalEdit

Aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal (1848–1896) crashed his glider here and died later.

Lady AgnesEdit

On October 23, 1989, an Ilyushin Il-62 jet airliner was intentionally landed on the 900m short grass airfield of Stölln/Rhinow in a risky maneuver. The jet, donated by the GDR's airline Interflug and nicknamed „Lady Agnes“ after Lilienthal's wife,[4][5] is now used for weddings.[6]

Air sport events at Stölln/Rhinow airfieldEdit

  • The 23rd national youth gliding competition Bundesjugendvergleichsfliegen (not to be mixed with Junior Nationals) took place in Stölln/Rhinow in 2007.[7]
  • The 2007 club championships in glider aerobatics "Salzmann Cup" took place at Stölln/Rhinow airfield.[8][9][10]
  • Since 2004, the cross-country soaring competition "Cats Cradle Club Cup" takes place at Stölln/Rhinow airfield regularly.[11]
  • About 100 pilots participated in the fly-in for celebrating '100 years human flight' in May 1991.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Landkreis Havelland Wahl der Bürgermeisterin / des Bürgermeisters, accessed 1 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2020". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). June 2021.
  3. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons
  4. ^ "Příprava na šílené přistání. IL-62 bude doslova lízat vrcholky stromů". 6 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Poslední přistání chtěli utajit. Přístroje se tak třásly, že nešly odečíst". 11 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Remembering Germany's First Flying Man". The Economist. Archived from the original on 2 Mar 2021. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  7. ^ Bundesjugendvergleichsfliegen 2007 (in German) - accessed 2008-03-14
  8. ^ Official website of the 2007 Salzmann-Cup (in German) Archived 2008-03-06 at the Wayback Machine - accessed 2008-02-09
  9. ^ RBB tv-report "zibb" on 6 June 2007 (in German) - accessed 2008-02-09[dead link]
  10. ^ Aerokurier August 2007, compare table of contents (in German)[permanent dead link] - accessed 2008-02-09
  11. ^ 2008 Cats Cradel Club Cup (in German) - accessed 2008-03-14
  12. ^ Local aeroclub „Otto Lilienthal“ Stölln/Rhinow e. V.: History of Stölln/Rhinow Airfield (in German) - accessed 2008-03-14

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