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Pritzwalk is a town in the district of Prignitz, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 20 km west of Wittstock, and 33 km northeast of Wittenberge. The river Dömnitz flows through Pritzwalk.

Pritzwalk
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Pritzwalk
Coat of arms
Location of Pritzwalk within Prignitz district
Pritzwalk in PR.png
Pritzwalk is located in Germany
Pritzwalk
Pritzwalk
Pritzwalk is located in Brandenburg
Pritzwalk
Pritzwalk
Coordinates: 53°08′59″N 12°10′59″E / 53.14972°N 12.18306°E / 53.14972; 12.18306Coordinates: 53°08′59″N 12°10′59″E / 53.14972°N 12.18306°E / 53.14972; 12.18306
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictPrignitz
Government
 • MayorDr. Ronald Thiel
Area
 • Total165.57 km2 (63.93 sq mi)
Elevation
63 m (207 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,924
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
16928
Dialling codes03395
Vehicle registrationPR (old: PK)
Websitewww.pritzwalk.de

DemographyEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 10,354—    
1890 10,949+0.37%
1910 12,569+0.69%
1925 13,085+0.27%
1933 13,160+0.07%
1939 13,130−0.04%
1946 16,297+3.14%
1950 16,766+0.71%
1964 14,894−0.84%
1971 15,623+0.68%
1981 16,236+0.39%
1985 16,315+0.12%
1989 16,253−0.10%
1990 15,995−1.59%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 15,605−2.44%
1992 15,360−1.57%
1993 15,175−1.20%
1994 15,061−0.75%
1995 14,874−1.24%
1996 14,708−1.12%
1997 14,740+0.22%
1998 14,519−1.50%
1999 14,428−0.63%
2000 14,309−0.82%
2001 14,088−1.54%
2002 13,875−1.51%
2003 13,681−1.40%
2004 13,481−1.46%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 13,336−1.08%
2006 13,252−0.63%
2007 13,072−1.36%
2008 12,929−1.09%
2009 12,737−1.49%
2010 12,598−1.09%
2011 12,236−2.87%
2012 12,164−0.59%
2013 11,982−1.50%
2014 11,909−0.61%
2015 11,922+0.11%
2016 12,050+1.07%
2017 12,009−0.34%
2018 11,924−0.71%

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

Pritzwalk is twinned with:

Sons and daughters of the townEdit

 
Heinrich Gaetke 1895
 
Günther Quandt, 1941 Wehrwirtschaftsführer

ReferencesEdit

 
Church in Sarnow
  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 Pritzwalk at Wikimedia Commons