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Gransee is a town in the Oberhavel district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 20 km south of Fürstenberg/Havel, and 55 km northwest of Berlin. An important monument in the centre of town is the cast-iron and stone Memorial to Queen Luise (Luisendenkmal), which was designed by the German architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel in the neo-gothic style.

Gransee
City gate
City gate
Coat of arms of Gransee
Coat of arms
Location of Gransee within Oberhavel district
Gransee in OHV.png
Gransee is located in Germany
Gransee
Gransee
Gransee is located in Brandenburg
Gransee
Gransee
Coordinates: 53°00′25″N 13°09′31″E / 53.00694°N 13.15861°E / 53.00694; 13.15861Coordinates: 53°00′25″N 13°09′31″E / 53.00694°N 13.15861°E / 53.00694; 13.15861
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOberhavel
Municipal assoc.Gransee und Gemeinden
Subdivisions13 districts
Government
 • MayorMario Gruschinske (Ind.)
Area
 • Total121.15 km2 (46.78 sq mi)
Elevation
55 m (180 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total5,871
 • Density48/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
16775
Dialling codes03306
Vehicle registrationOHV
Websitewww.gransee.de

A sport airfield is situated in the eastern part of the town. It is one of the major drop zones in the vicinity of Berlin.

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)
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 5,656—    
1890 6,223+0.64%
1910 6,283+0.05%
1925 6,377+0.10%
1933 6,470+0.18%
1939 6,980+1.27%
1946 9,740+4.87%
1950 9,225−1.35%
1964 8,038−0.98%
1971 7,890−0.27%
1981 7,797−0.12%
1985 7,692−0.34%
1989 7,522−0.56%
1990 7,488−0.45%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 7,304−2.46%
1992 7,216−1.20%
1993 7,129−1.21%
1994 7,069−0.84%
1995 6,998−1.00%
1996 6,946−0.74%
1997 7,010+0.92%
1998 6,921−1.27%
1999 6,855−0.95%
2000 6,866+0.16%
2001 6,750−1.69%
2002 6,610−2.07%
2003 6,578−0.48%
2004 6,511−1.02%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 6,405−1.63%
2006 6,391−0.22%
2007 6,261−2.03%
2008 6,125−2.17%
2009 6,051−1.21%
2010 5,974−1.27%
2011 5,926−0.80%
2012 5,816−1.86%
2013 5,721−1.63%
2014 5,717−0.07%
2015 5,814+1.70%
2016 5,895+1.39%
2017 5,896+0.02%

Local councilEdit

The local council has 19 members:

Local elections in Brandenburg May 25, 2014

PhotogalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

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

External linksEdit

  Media related to Gransee at Wikimedia Commons