Ketzin

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Ketzin
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Ketzin
Coat of arms
Ketzin   is located in Germany
Ketzin
Ketzin
Coordinates: 52°28′11″N 12°50′42″E / 52.46972°N 12.84500°E / 52.46972; 12.84500Coordinates: 52°28′11″N 12°50′42″E / 52.46972°N 12.84500°E / 52.46972; 12.84500
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Havelland
Government
 • Mayor Bernd Lück (FDP)
Area
 • Total 92.79 km2 (35.83 sq mi)
Elevation 32 m (105 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,405
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 14669
Dialling codes 033233
Vehicle registration HVL
Website www.ketzin.de

Ketzin (official name: Ketzin/Havel) is a town in the Havelland district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the river Havel, 17 km northwest of Potsdam, and 40 km west of Berlin.

History[edit]

Demography[edit]

Ketzin/Havel:
Population development within the current boundaries
[2]
Year Population
1875 6320
1890 7699
1925 6808
1933 7000
1939 6896
1946 10297
1950 10149
1964 7821
1971 8031
1981 7008
Year Population
1985 6883
1989 6614
1990 6488
1991 6419
1992 6444
1993 6432
1994 6450
1995 6416
1996 6368
1997 6338
Year Population
1998 6402
1999 6405
2000 6442
2001 6471
2002 6504
2003 6503
2004 6487
2005 6541
2006 6483
2007 6488
Year Population
2008 6448
2009 6403
2010 6405
2011 6379
2012 6405

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

Geography[edit]

The town counts 6 Ortsteile (civil parrishes): Etzin, Falkenrehde, Knoblauch, Paretz, Tremmen and Zachow.

Transport[edit]

The Ketzin Cable Ferry, a vehicular cable ferry, crosses the Havel between Ketzin and Schmergow.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Ketzin at Wikimedia Commons