Oderberg

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Oderberg is also the German name for Bohumín, a town in the Czech Republic.
Oderberg
Coat of arms of Oderberg
Coat of arms
Oderberg   is located in Germany
Oderberg
Oderberg
Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 14°03′00″E / 52.86667°N 14.05000°E / 52.86667; 14.05000Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 14°03′00″E / 52.86667°N 14.05000°E / 52.86667; 14.05000
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Barnim
Municipal assoc. Britz-Chorin-Oderberg
Government
 • Mayor Dr. Klaus Schulenburg (WG BB Oderberg)
Area
 • Total 35.31 km2 (13.63 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,172
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16248
Dialling codes 033369
Vehicle registration BAR
Website www.amt-oderberg.de
Former town hall

Oderberg is a town in the district of Barnim, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 16 km east of Eberswalde, and 27 km southwest of Schwedt and in close vicinity of Berlin.

Overview[edit]

The territory has many lakes, remnants from the ice age. The area is widely used for outdoor recreation, such as biking, walking and boating. As Biosphere region it is home to many species of wildlife. Oderberg is closest to the Oder river crossing leading directly to Cedynia, Poland, (until 1945 Zehden, Brandenburg.)

Church in Neuendorf

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)
Oderberg:
Population development within the current boundaries
[2]
Year Inhab.
1875 4200
1890 4466
1925 3398
1933 3418
1939 3710
1946 3974
1950 4424
1964 4101
1971 3977
1981 3323
Year Inhab.
1985 3147
1989 3123
1990 3078
1991 3010
1992 2928
1993 2897
1994 2898
1995 2884
1996 2880
1997 2822
Year Inhab.
1998 2798
1999 2760
2000 2738
2001 2647
2002 2632
2003 2589
2004 2552
2005 2491
2006 2470
2007 2348
Year Inhab.
2008 2267
2009 2229
2010 2160
2011 2190
2012 2172

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

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