Blankenfelde-Mahlow

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Blankenfelde-Mahlow
Church in Blankenfelde
Church in Blankenfelde
Blankenfelde-Mahlow   is located in Germany
Blankenfelde-Mahlow
Blankenfelde-Mahlow
Location of Blankenfelde-Mahlow within Teltow-Fläming district
Blankenfelde-Mahlow in TF.png
Coordinates: 52°21′00″N 13°24′00″E / 52.35000°N 13.40000°E / 52.35000; 13.40000Coordinates: 52°21′00″N 13°24′00″E / 52.35000°N 13.40000°E / 52.35000; 13.40000
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Teltow-Fläming
Government
 • Mayor Ortwin Baier (SPD)
Area
 • Total 54.89 km2 (21.19 sq mi)
Elevation 43 m (141 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 26,914
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 15827, 15831
Dialling codes 03379
Vehicle registration TF
Website www.blankenfelde-mahlow.de

Blankenfelde-Mahlow is a municipality in the Teltow-Fläming district of Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated approximately 3 kilometres (2 miles) south of Berlin.

History[edit]

Church in Mahlow

The municipality shared its borders with the former West Berlin, and so during the period 1961-1990 it was separated.

Demography[edit]

Blankenfelde-Mahlow is the most populous rural municipality ("Gemeinde") in what was formerly East Germany, and the 9th-most populous overall in Germany (as of 31 December 2012).

Demography[edit]

Blankenfelde-Mahlow: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 1,895—    
1890 2,022+0.43%
1910 2,646+1.35%
1925 3,793+2.43%
1933 5,998+5.90%
1939 12,850+13.54%
1946 13,745+0.97%
1950 14,689+1.67%
1964 14,431−0.13%
1971 14,951+0.51%
1981 14,561−0.26%
1985 14,312−0.43%
1989 14,632+0.55%
1990 14,600−0.22%
1991 14,449−1.03%
1992 14,630+1.25%
1993 14,572−0.40%
1994 14,883+2.13%
1995 15,621+4.96%
1996 16,407+5.03%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1997 17,618+7.38%
1998 19,122+8.54%
1999 20,278+6.05%
2000 21,307+5.07%
2001 22,069+3.58%
2002 22,657+2.66%
2003 23,074+1.84%
2004 23,615+2.34%
2005 24,210+2.52%
2006 24,907+2.88%
2007 25,290+1.54%
2008 25,501+0.83%
2009 25,818+1.24%
2010 25,718−0.39%
2011 25,604−0.44%
2012 25,655+0.20%
2013 25,664+0.04%
2014 25,981+1.24%
2015 26,319+1.30%
2016 26,914+2.26%

See also[edit]

Sons and daughters of the community[edit]

  • Manfred Görg (1938-2012), Catholic theologian and Egyptologist, was born in Blankenfelde
  • Hans-Joachim Hacker (born 1949), politician (SPD)
  • Jan-Michael Feustel (1951-2009), art historian and author
  • Dietmar Klemt, politician (SPD), mayor and official director 1992-2003

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