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Zehdenick is a town in the Oberhavel district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the river Havel, 26 kilometres (16 miles) southeast of Fürstenberg/Havel, and 51 kilometres (32 miles) north of Berlin (centre). Since 31 July 2013, the city has the additional appellation "Havelstadt".

Zehdenick
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Zehdenick
Coat of arms
Location of Zehdenick within Oberhavel district
Zehdenick in OHV.png
Zehdenick is located in Germany
Zehdenick
Zehdenick
Zehdenick is located in Brandenburg
Zehdenick
Zehdenick
Coordinates: 52°59′N 13°20′E / 52.983°N 13.333°E / 52.983; 13.333Coordinates: 52°59′N 13°20′E / 52.983°N 13.333°E / 52.983; 13.333
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOberhavel
Government
 • MayorBert Kronenberg (Ind.)
Area
 • Total221.52 km2 (85.53 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total13,437
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
16792
Dialling codes03307
Vehicle registrationOHV
Websitewww.zehdenick.de

GeographyEdit

Zehdenick is located about 60 km north of Berlin on the Havel. It forms the northern starting point of the natural region of the Zehdenick-Spandauer Havelniederung. East extends the Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve. The urban area belongs mainly to the historical landscape Uckermark. The subdivisions Marienthal and Ribbeck petain to the Ruppiner Land, Mildenberg and Zabelsdorf to the Land Löwenberg. Zehdenick has a share in the Naturschutzgebiet Kleine Schorfheide.

SubdivisionEdit

The urban area of Zehdenick next to the core city Zehdenick includes 13 villages:

District Inhabitants[2] In the municipality since
Badingen (with Neuhof and Osterne) 632 26. Oktober 2003
Bergsdorf 427 31. Dezember 2001
Burgwall 238 26. Oktober 2003
Kappe 136 26. Oktober 2003
Klein-Mutz 438 26. Oktober 2003
Krewelin 281 26. Oktober 2003
Kurtschlag 268 26. Oktober 2003
Marienthal 428 26. Oktober 2003
Mildenberg 707 26. Oktober 2003
Ribbeck 135 31. Dezember 2001
Vogelsang 79 31. Dezember 2001
Wesendorf 249 26. Oktober 2003
Zabelsdorf 242 26. Oktober 2003

There are exist more living space: Amt Mildenberg, Ausbau (District Ribbeck), Ausbau (Core city Zehdenick), Bergluch, Boddin, Burgwaller Försterei, Deutschboden, Eichholz, Försterei Blockhaus, Großenhof, Hammelstall, Hellberge, Karlshof, Lüthkeshof, Mahnhorst, Mutzer Plan, Neuhof, Osterne, Revierförsterei Wolfsgarten, Rieckesthal, Siedlung II, Wolfsgarten, Ziegelei, Ziegelei Abbau and Ziegelei Ausbau[3].

DemographyEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 10,598—    
1890 12,293+0.99%
1910 17,117+1.67%
1925 17,337+0.09%
1933 18,363+0.72%
1939 20,247+1.64%
1946 22,257+1.36%
1950 22,723+0.52%
1964 19,215−1.19%
1971 19,248+0.02%
1981 17,469−0.97%
1985 17,413−0.08%
1989 17,249−0.24%
1990 16,980−1.56%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 16,749−1.36%
1992 16,545−1.22%
1993 16,321−1.35%
1994 16,243−0.48%
1995 16,077−1.02%
1996 15,981−0.60%
1997 15,752−1.43%
1998 15,733−0.12%
1999 15,594−0.88%
2000 15,443−0.97%
2001 15,206−1.53%
2002 14,993−1.40%
2003 14,903−0.60%
2004 14,708−1.31%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 14,607−0.69%
2006 14,478−0.88%
2007 14,292−1.28%
2008 14,090−1.41%
2009 14,033−0.40%
2010 13,830−1.45%
2011 13,511−2.31%
2012 13,471−0.30%
2013 13,345−0.94%
2014 13,325−0.15%
2015 13,409+0.63%
2016 13,463+0.40%
2017 13,456−0.05%
2018 13,437−0.14%

HistoryEdit

Zehdenick was first mentioned in documentary on 28 Dezember 1216. Zehdenick was at that time a fishing town. Ascanians built a castle here to protect against Pomeranians and Danes.

As a city Zehdenick was 1281 first denoted

AbbeyEdit

Zehdenick is the site of the former Cistercian nunnery, Zehdenick Abbey.

Twin citiesEdit

Notable residentsEdit

PhotogalleryEdit

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. ^ Website of the city of Zehdenick
  3. ^ Website: Service portal of the state administration
  4. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons

External linksEdit

  Media related to Zehdenick at Wikimedia Commons