Biesenthal

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Biesenthal
Coat of arms of Biesenthal
Coat of arms
Biesenthal   is located in Germany
Biesenthal
Biesenthal
Coordinates: 52°46′0″N 13°37′59″E / 52.76667°N 13.63306°E / 52.76667; 13.63306Coordinates: 52°46′0″N 13°37′59″E / 52.76667°N 13.63306°E / 52.76667; 13.63306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Barnim
Municipal assoc. Biesenthal-Barnim
Subdivisions 2 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor André Stahl (Linkspartei.PDS)
Area
 • Total 60.48 km2 (23.35 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,525
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16359
Dialling codes 03337
Vehicle registration BAR
Website www.biesenthal.de

Biesenthal is a town in the district of Barnim in Brandenburg in Germany. It is situated 31 km northeast of Berlin (centre).

During World War II, a Nazi concentration camp was located here.

Demography[edit]

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)
Biesenthal:
Population development within the current boundaries
[2]
Year Inhab.
1875 2632
1890 2732
1925 3556
1933 3879
1939 4529
1946 4598
1950 5120
1964 4910
1971 4801
1981 4730
Year Inhab.
1985 4892
1989 4815
1990 4668
1991 4624
1992 4695
1993 4846
1994 4911
1995 4869
1996 4923
1997 5058
Year Inhab.
1998 5183
1999 5220
2000 5272
2001 5340
2002 5394
2003 5454
2004 5509
2005 5625
2006 5621
2007 5637
Year Inhab.
2008 5507
2009 5563
2010 5543
2011 5498
2012 5525

Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.[3]

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