Blankenfelde-Mahlow

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Blankenfelde-Mahlow
Church in Blankenfelde
Church in Blankenfelde
Blankenfelde-Mahlow   is located in Germany
Blankenfelde-Mahlow
Blankenfelde-Mahlow
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 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 26,319
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/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).

Blankenfelde-Mahlow:
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
[2]
Year Population
1875 1 895
1890 2 022
1910 2 646
1925 3 793
1933 5 998
1939 12 850
1946 13 745
1950 14 689
1964 14 431
1971 14 951
Year Population
1981 14 561
1985 14 312
1989 14 632
1990 14 600
1991 14 449
1992 14 630
1993 14 572
1994 14 883
1995 15 621
1996 16 407
Year Population
1997 17 618
1998 19 122
1999 20 278
2000 21 307
2001 22 069
2002 22 657
2003 23 074
2004 23 615
2005 24 210
2006 24 907
Year Population
2007 25 290
2008 25 501
2009 25 818
2010 25 718
2011 25 604
2012 25 655
2013 25 664

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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