Kolkwitz

Kolkwitz (Lower Sorbian Gołkojce) is a municipality in the district of Spree-Neiße, in southeastern Brandenburg.

Kolkwitz/Gołkojce
Popular pub „Koselmühle“, located near Glinzig
Popular pub „Koselmühle“, located near Glinzig
Coat of arms of Kolkwitz/Gołkojce
Coat of arms
Location of Kolkwitz/Gołkojce within Spree-Neiße district
Kolkwitz in SPN.png
Kolkwitz/Gołkojce is located in Germany
Kolkwitz/Gołkojce
Kolkwitz/Gołkojce
Kolkwitz/Gołkojce is located in Brandenburg
Kolkwitz/Gołkojce
Kolkwitz/Gołkojce
Coordinates: 51°45′00″N 14°15′00″E / 51.75000°N 14.25000°E / 51.75000; 14.25000Coordinates: 51°45′00″N 14°15′00″E / 51.75000°N 14.25000°E / 51.75000; 14.25000
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictSpree-Neiße
Government
 • MayorKarsten Schreiber
Area
 • Total104.02 km2 (40.16 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,177
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
03099
Dialling codes0355, 035603, 035604, 035606
Vehicle registrationSPN
Websitewww.kolkwitz.de

GeographyEdit

Kolkwitz is situated 5 km west of Cottbus. location

This central position makes Kolkwitz a good base for exploring trips to

HistoryEdit

First documentation concerning Kolkwitz is based in the 13th century.

DemographyEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 5,701—    
1890 6,296+0.66%
1910 6,880+0.44%
1925 7,352+0.44%
1933 7,869+0.85%
1939 8,975+2.22%
1946 10,466+2.22%
1950 10,521+0.13%
1964 8,939−1.16%
1971 8,447−0.81%
1981 7,831−0.75%
1985 7,689−0.46%
1989 7,636−0.17%
1990 7,555−1.06%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 7,486−0.91%
1992 7,470−0.21%
1993 7,788+4.26%
1994 8,148+4.62%
1995 8,622+5.82%
1996 9,121+5.79%
1997 9,634+5.62%
1998 9,980+3.59%
1999 10,188+2.08%
2000 10,270+0.80%
2001 10,254−0.16%
2002 10,225−0.28%
2003 10,228+0.03%
2004 10,118−1.08%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 9,989−1.27%
2006 9,965−0.24%
2007 9,885−0.80%
2008 9,773−1.13%
2009 9,664−1.12%
2010 9,542−1.26%
2011 9,289−2.65%
2012 9,301+0.13%
2013 9,274−0.29%
2014 9,234−0.43%
2015 9,147−0.94%
2016 9,188+0.45%
2017 9,189+0.01%
2018 9,177−0.13%

TourismEdit

Pictures from Kolkwitz can be found here. Clicking the pictures gives you further information ( German only).

There's a bunker of former airforce of German Democratic Republic (GS-31), which can be visited. website

Hotels and restaurants are listed here.

ClubsEdit

Biggest sportsclub in Kolkwitz is the SV Kolkwitz 1896 e.V. .

Kolkwitzer Carneval Club e. V. (KCC) is known to be one of the most active Carneval Clubs in the region. On 12 December 2019, the Kolkwitzer Carneval Club e.V. was rewarded with a donation of 500 euros for its outstanding club activities by a local energy supplier[3].

Motorsportclub Hänchen arranges German Open Masterships in Motocross (motorbikes) every year.

Firebrigades (German: „Feuerwehren“) in the different towns of the municipality are a very popular.

More clubs can be found here.

Towns of the municipalityEdit

The municipality Kolkwitz exists since the year 1993. It includes the following towns:

  • Kolkwitz
  • Eichow
  • Gulben
  • Glinzig
  • Hänchen
  • Dahlitz
  • Papitz
  • Limberg
  • Krieschow
  • Babow/Spreewald
  • Brodtkowitz
  • Kackrow
  • Klein Gaglow
  • Zahsow
  • Kunersdorf
  • Milkersdorf
  • Wiesendorf

PartnershipEdit

There are partnerships between Kolkwitz and the towns following:

  • Großmehring in the Bavarian district Eichstätt (Germany). Partnership established on June 18 and September 24 in 1994. [1]
  • Torzym in the Lubusz Voivodeship (Poland). Partnership established on June 10, 2006. [2]

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
  3. ^ "enviaM unterstützt den Kolkwitzer Karneval". Gemeinde Kolkwitz. 12 December 2019. Retrieved 9 March 2020.

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