Welzow

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Welzow
Coat of arms of Welzow
Coat of arms
Welzow   is located in Germany
Welzow
Welzow
Coordinates: 51°34′00″N 14°10′59″E / 51.56667°N 14.18306°E / 51.56667; 14.18306Coordinates: 51°34′00″N 14°10′59″E / 51.56667°N 14.18306°E / 51.56667; 14.18306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Spree-Neiße
Government
 • Mayor Reiner Jestel
Area
 • Total 23.91 km2 (9.23 sq mi)
Elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,827
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 03119
Dialling codes 035751
Vehicle registration SPN
Website www.welzow.de

Welzow (Lower Sorbian Wjelcej) is a town in the district of Spree-Neiße, in southeastern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 16 km northwest of Hoyerswerda, and 23 km southwest of Cottbus.

Demography[edit]

Welzow:
Population development within the current boundaries
[2]
Year Population
1875 630
1890 684
1910 5 549
1925 6 962
1933 7 513
1939 7 815
1946 8 078
1950 8 235
1964 7 685
1971 7 481
Year Population
1981 6 277
1985 6 354
1989 5 937
1990 5 602
1991 5 361
1992 5 219
1993 5 152
1994 5 088
1995 5 071
1996 5 063
Year Population
1997 5 038
1998 4 997
1999 4 909
2000 4 838
2001 4 674
2002 4 553
2003 4 394
2004 4 294
2005 4 183
2006 4 116
Year Population
2007 4 059
2008 4 057
2009 3 973
2010 3 806
2011 3 866
2012 3 827

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

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