Friesack

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Friesack
Museum and library
Museum and library
Coat of arms of Friesack
Coat of arms
Friesack   is located in Germany
Friesack
Friesack
Coordinates: 52°43′59″N 12°34′59″E / 52.73306°N 12.58306°E / 52.73306; 12.58306Coordinates: 52°43′59″N 12°34′59″E / 52.73306°N 12.58306°E / 52.73306; 12.58306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Havelland
Municipal assoc. Friesack
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Gottschalk (SPD)
Area
 • Total 83.67 km2 (32.31 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,794
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 14662
Dialling codes 033235
Vehicle registration HVL
Website www.amt-friesack.de

Friesack is a town in the Havelland district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 22 km (14 mi) northeast of Rathenow, and 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Neuruppin. It is known for its Mesolithic archaeological site.

Seven Brothers Oak

Film shot in Friesack[edit]

Demography[edit]

Development of population since 1875 within the current boundaries (Blue line: Population; Dotted line: Comparison to population development of Brandenburg state; Grey background: Time of Nazi rule; Red background: Time of communist rule)
Friesack:
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
[2]
Year Population
1875 4 136
1890 4 057
1910 3 511
1925 3 447
1933 3 356
1939 3 539
1946 4 812
1950 4 640
1964 3 896
1971 3 719
Year Population
1981 3 356
1985 3 243
1989 3 116
1990 3 003
1991 2 972
1992 2 927
1993 2 889
1994 2 963
1995 2 921
1996 2 923
Year Population
1997 2 979
1998 3 014
1999 3 000
2000 2 989
2001 2 953
2002 2 904
2003 2 859
2004 2 855
2005 2 816
2006 2 781
Year Population
2007 2 725
2008 2 670
2009 2 639
2010 2 541
2011 2 522
2012 2 484
2013 2 483
2014 2 546
2015 2 794

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

General von Bredow

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