Friesack

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Friesack
Museum and library
Museum and library
Coat of arms of Friesack
Coat of arms
Friesack   is located in Germany
Friesack
Friesack
Coordinates: 52°43′59″N 12°34′59″E / 52.73306°N 12.58306°E / 52.73306; 12.58306Coordinates: 52°43′59″N 12°34′59″E / 52.73306°N 12.58306°E / 52.73306; 12.58306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Havelland
Municipal assoc. Friesack
Subdivisions 2 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Peter Behrendt (FDP)
Area
 • Total 83.67 km2 (32.31 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,484
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 14662
Dialling codes 033235
Vehicle registration HVL
Website www.amt-friesack.de

Friesack is a town in the Havelland district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 22 km (14 mi) northeast of Rathenow, and 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Neuruppin. It is known for its Mesolithic archaeological site.

Seven Brothers Oak

Film shot in Friesack[edit]

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)
Friesack:
Population development within the current boundaries
[2]
Year Popul.
1875 4136
1890 4057
1925 3447
1933 3356
1939 3539
1946 4812
1950 4640
1964 3896
1971 3719
1981 3356
Year Popul.
1985 3243
1989 3116
1990 3003
1991 2972
1992 2927
1993 2889
1994 2963
1995 2921
1996 2923
1997 2979
Year Popul.
1998 3014
1999 3000
2000 2989
2001 2953
2002 2904
2003 2859
2004 2855
2005 2816
2006 2781
2007 2725
Year Popul.
2008 2670
2009 2639
2010 2541
2011 2522
2012 2484

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

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