Angermünde

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Angermünde
Market Place & Townhall
Market Place & Townhall
Coat of arms of Angermünde
Coat of arms
Angermünde   is located in Germany
Angermünde
Angermünde
Coordinates: 53°02′0″N 14°00′0″E / 53.03333°N 14.00000°E / 53.03333; 14.00000Coordinates: 53°02′0″N 14°00′0″E / 53.03333°N 14.00000°E / 53.03333; 14.00000
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Uckermark
Government
 • Mayor Wolfgang Krakow (SPD)
Area
 • Total 326.44 km2 (126.04 sq mi)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 13,687
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16278
Dialling codes 03331
Vehicle registration UM
Website www.angermuende.de

Angermünde (German pronunciation: [aŋɐˈmʏndə]) is a town in the district of Uckermark in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. It is about 43 miles (69 km) northeast of Berlin, the capital of Germany.

The population is about 10,000, but the population has been rapidly falling as its traditional industrial base (enamel-working) has declined. An administrative sub-centre of its district, it has several Protestant churches, a former Franciscan church, a number of schools of higher learning and a recently refurbished historic marketplace with an old town hall. Located in the game-filled forests of the Uckermark, with its many lakes, it now relies heavily on tourism and the sources of revenue linked to it.

Name[edit]

The town is named for its position on the Mündesee.

History[edit]

The town was the site of a 1420 victory of Frederick I of Brandenburg over the Pomeranians.[2]

In the 19th century, the town was the seat of a Prussian circle in the province of Brandenburg and linked to Berlin by the BerlinStettin (now Szczecin, Poland) railway.[3] Angermünde station then served as the junction for sidelines servicing Prenzlau, Bad Freienwalde, and Schwedt.[2]

In the 20th century, it formed part of East Germany.

Demography[edit]

Angermünde:
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
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Year Population
1875 16 460
1890 15 733
1910 16 545
1925 18 373
1933 18 020
1939 18 139
1946 23 026
1950 24 884
1964 22 204
1971 21 037
Year Population
1981 18 651
1985 18 110
1989 17 493
1990 17 372
1991 16 967
1992 16 995
1993 16 916
1994 16 750
1995 16 488
1996 16 727
Year Population
1997 16 796
1998 16 826
1999 16 770
2000 16 481
2001 16 314
2002 16 057
2003 15 755
2004 15 628
2005 15 276
2006 15 036
Year Population
2007 14 801
2008 14 598
2009 14 492
2010 14 360
2011 13 826
2012 13 687
2013 13 597

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