Eichwalde

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Eichwalde
Coat of arms of Eichwalde
Coat of arms
Eichwalde   is located in Germany
Eichwalde
Eichwalde
Coordinates: 52°22′00″N 13°37′00″E / 52.36667°N 13.61667°E / 52.36667; 13.61667Coordinates: 52°22′00″N 13°37′00″E / 52.36667°N 13.61667°E / 52.36667; 13.61667
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Dahme-Spreewald
Government
 • Mayor Dr. Ekkehard Schulz (Die Linke.PDS)
Area
 • Total 2.80 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,305
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 15732
Dialling codes 030
Vehicle registration LDS
Website www.eichwalde.de

Eichwalde is a municipality of the Dahme-Spreewald district in Brandenburg, Germany, situated at the southeastern Berlin city limits. With 2.8 km² (1.1 sq mi) it is the smallest Brandenburg municipality by area, while its population density is the second highest (after Glienicke/Nordbahn).

Demography[edit]

Eichwalde:
Population development within the current boundaries
[2]
Year Population
1875 54
1890 28
1925 3069
1933 4815
1939 6318
1946 5847
1950 6493
1964 6352
1971 6377
1981 5962
Year Population
1985 5705
1989 5218
1990 5141
1991 5030
1992 4942
1993 4860
1994 4864
1995 4887
1996 4972
1997 5277
Year Population
1998 5551
1999 5720
2000 5737
2001 5749
2002 5823
2003 5837
2004 5976
2005 6002
2006 6078
2007 6073
Year Population
2008 6114
2009 6113
2010 6205
2011 6252
2012 6305

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

History[edit]

The land settlement of Eichwalde was founded on March 20, 1893.

Culture[edit]

Museen[edit]

The Old Firestation is a cultural center of the town. In the building many concerts, exhibitions, readings and other cultural events are organized by the local Freundeskreis Alte Feuerwache e.V. (Circle of friends of the Old Fire Station) take place.

Music[edit]

Buildings[edit]

  • Center of Eichwalde with an impressing ensemble of buildings from the time of the founding of Eichwalde, for example the Humboldt-Gymnasium (Humboldt High School) and the Alte Feuerwache (Old Fire Station)
  • Churches: Catholic (St. Anthony, neo-Roman style), Protestant/Lutheran (neo-Gothic style), Methodist (Eben Ezer), New Apostolic, Landeskirchliche Gemeinschaft
  • Water tower

Monuments of nature[edit]

  • Friedenseiche (Oak of Peace) => Symbol of the Town

Economy and Infrastructure[edit]

Traffic[edit]

Famous people[edit]

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