Birkenwerder

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Birkenwerder
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Birkenwerder
Coat of arms
Birkenwerder  is located in Germany
Birkenwerder
Birkenwerder
Coordinates: 52°41′N 13°17′E / 52.683°N 13.283°E / 52.683; 13.283Coordinates: 52°41′N 13°17′E / 52.683°N 13.283°E / 52.683; 13.283
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Oberhavel
Government
 • Mayor Stephan Zimniok
Area
 • Total 18.10 km2 (6.99 sq mi)
Elevation 32 - 56 m (−152 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 8,019
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16547
Dialling codes 03303
Vehicle registration OHV
Website www.birkenwerder.de

Birkenwerder is a municipality in the Oberhavel district, in Brandenburg, Germany.

Geography[edit]

Birkenwerder is situated in the south of Oberhavel. The northern border of Berlin is 3 kilometres away. Birkenwerder shares his border with Oranienburg in the north, Mühlenbecker Land in the east and Hohen Neuendorf in the south and in the north. In the centre of Birkenwerder is the river Briese. In the west of Birkenwerder it empties in the River Havel. Briese and Lindenhof are districts (Wohnplätze (de)) of Birkenwerder. More than 50% of the area consists of forest. There are many forest roads, also along the river Briese. Birkenwerder is connected to the motorway A 10 (Bundesautobahn 10), the B 96 (Bundesstraße 96) and the B 96a which ends in the centre of Birkenwerder.

Demography[edit]

Birkenwerder:
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
[2]
Year Population
1875 951
1890 1 167
1910 2 318
1925 3 387
1933 4 993
1939 6 648
1946 7 023
1950 7 148
1964 6 967
1971 6 911
Year Population
1981 6 325
1985 6 122
1989 5 602
1990 5 510
1991 5 422
1992 5 377
1993 5 370
1994 5 423
1995 5 417
1996 5 491
Year Population
1997 5 721
1998 6 055
1999 6 290
2000 6 518
2001 6 632
2002 6 800
2003 6 961
2004 7 108
2005 7 219
2006 7 360
Year Population
2007 7 492
2008 7 650
2009 7 774
2010 7 819
2011 7 748
2012 7 827
2013 7 833
2014 7 881
2015 8 019

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