Chorin

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Chorin
Brick Gothic Chorin Abbey
Brick Gothic Chorin Abbey
Chorin   is located in Germany
Chorin
Chorin
Coordinates: 52°54′0″N 13°52′0″E / 52.90000°N 13.86667°E / 52.90000; 13.86667Coordinates: 52°54′0″N 13°52′0″E / 52.90000°N 13.86667°E / 52.90000; 13.86667
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Barnim
Municipal assoc. Britz-Chorin-Oderberg
Subdivisions 7 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Martin Horst (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 121.62 km2 (46.96 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,290
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16230
Dialling codes 033366
Vehicle registration BAR
Website www.britz-chorin.de

Chorin is a municipality in the district of Barnim in Brandenburg, Germany. It is most famous for its cloister and for being situated within the Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve. It is famous for its medieval Brick Gothic Chorin Abbey (Photos).

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)
Chorin:
Population development within the current boundaries
[2]
Year Inhab.
1875 3743
1890 3757
1925 3532
1933 3466
1939 3559
1946 4324
1950 4245
1964 3372
1971 3186
1981 2633
Year Inhab.
1985 2497
1989 2457
1990 2415
1991 2407
1992 2456
1993 2478
1994 2532
1995 2568
1996 2615
1997 2632
Year Inhab.
1998 2617
1999 2629
2000 2615
2001 2598
2002 2582
2003 2596
2004 2605
2005 2569
2006 2530
2007 2510
Year Inhab.
2008 2508
2009 2430
2010 2381
2011 2326
2012 2290
2013

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

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External links[edit]

Media related to Chorin at Wikimedia Commons