Friesack

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Friesack
Museum and library
Museum and library
Coat of arms of Friesack
Coat of arms
Location of Friesack within Havelland district
Friesack in HVL.png
Friesack is located in Germany
Friesack
Friesack
Friesack is located in Brandenburg
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
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictHavelland
Municipal assoc.Friesack
Subdivisions2 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorKlaus Gottschalk (SPD)
Area
 • Total83.67 km2 (32.31 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,538
 • Density30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
14662
Dialling codes033235
Vehicle registrationHVL
Websitewww.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 (2017)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 4,136—    
1890 4,057−0.13%
1910 3,511−0.72%
1925 3,447−0.12%
1933 3,356−0.33%
1939 3,539+0.89%
1946 4,812+4.49%
1950 4,640−0.91%
1964 3,896−1.24%
1971 3,719−0.66%
1981 3,356−1.02%
1985 3,243−0.85%
1989 3,116−0.99%
1990 3,003−3.63%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 2,972−1.03%
1992 2,927−1.51%
1993 2,889−1.30%
1994 2,963+2.56%
1995 2,921−1.42%
1996 2,923+0.07%
1997 2,979+1.92%
1998 3,014+1.17%
1999 3,000−0.46%
2000 2,989−0.37%
2001 2,953−1.20%
2002 2,904−1.66%
2003 2,859−1.55%
2004 2,855−0.14%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 2,816−1.37%
2006 2,781−1.24%
2007 2,725−2.01%
2008 2,670−2.02%
2009 2,639−1.16%
2010 2,541−3.71%
2011 2,522−0.75%
2012 2,484−1.51%
2013 2,483−0.04%
2014 2,546+2.54%
2015 2,794+9.74%
2016 2,560−8.38%
2017 2,550−0.39%

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

General von Bredow

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2018". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons