Gransee

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Gransee
City gate
City gate
Coat of arms of Gransee
Coat of arms
Gransee   is located in Germany
Gransee
Gransee
Coordinates: 53°00′25″N 13°09′31″E / 53.00694°N 13.15861°E / 53.00694; 13.15861Coordinates: 53°00′25″N 13°09′31″E / 53.00694°N 13.15861°E / 53.00694; 13.15861
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Oberhavel
Municipal assoc. Gransee und Gemeinden
Subdivisions 13 districts
Government
 • Mayor Wilfried Hanke (SPD)
Area
 • Total 121.15 km2 (46.78 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,816
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16775
Dialling codes 03306
Vehicle registration OHV
Website www.gransee.de

Gransee is a town in the Oberhavel district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 20 km south of Fürstenberg/Havel, and 55 km northwest of Berlin. An important monument in the centre of town is the cast-iron and stone Memorial to Queen Luise (Luisendenkmal), which was designed by the German architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel in the neo-gothic style.

A sport airfield is situated in the eastern part of the town. It was assigned the IATA airport code ODEG and is one of the major drop zones in the vicinity of Berlin.

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)
Gransee, Stadt:
Population development within the current boundaries
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Year Popul.
1875 5 656
1890 6 223
1910 6 283
1925 6 377
1933 6 470
1939 6 980
1946 9 740
1950 9 225
1964 8 038
1971 7 890
Year Popul.
1981 7 797
1985 7 692
1989 7 522
1990 7 488
1991 7 304
1992 7 216
1993 7 129
1994 7 069
1995 6 998
1996 6 946
Year Popul.
1997 7 010
1998 6 921
1999 6 855
2000 6 866
2001 6 750
2002 6 610
2003 6 578
2004 6 511
2005 6 405
2006 6 391
Year Popul.
2007 6 261
2008 6 125
2009 6 051
2010 5 974
2011 5 926
2012 5 816

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

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External links[edit]

Media related to Gransee at Wikimedia Commons