Märkische Heide

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Märkische Heide
Coat of arms of Märkische Heide
Coat of arms
Location of Märkische Heide within Dahme-Spreewald district
Märkische Heide in LDS.png
Märkische Heide is located in Germany
Märkische Heide
Märkische Heide
Märkische Heide is located in Brandenburg
Märkische Heide
Märkische Heide
Coordinates: 52°02′20″N 14°02′17″E / 52.03889°N 14.03806°E / 52.03889; 14.03806Coordinates: 52°02′20″N 14°02′17″E / 52.03889°N 14.03806°E / 52.03889; 14.03806
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictDahme-Spreewald
Government
 • MayorAnnett Lehmann
Area
 • Total211.55 km2 (81.68 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[3]
 • Total3,880
 • Density18/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
15913
Dialling codes035471
Vehicle registrationLDS
Websitewww.maerkische-heide.de

Märkische Heide is a municipality in the district of Dahme-Spreewald in Brandenburg in Germany.

Demography[edit]

Märkische Heide: Population development
within the current boundaries (2017)[4]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 6,257—    
1890 6,070−0.20%
1910 5,747−0.27%
1925 5,511−0.28%
1933 5,279−0.54%
1939 5,064−0.69%
1946 8,101+6.94%
1950 7,730−1.17%
1964 6,031−1.76%
1971 5,870−0.39%
1981 5,347−0.93%
1985 5,193−0.73%
1989 5,184−0.04%
1990 5,134−0.96%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 5,062−1.40%
1992 5,148+1.70%
1993 5,145−0.06%
1994 4,984−3.13%
1995 4,989+0.10%
1996 4,977−0.24%
1997 4,981+0.08%
1998 5,000+0.38%
1999 4,975−0.50%
2000 4,980+0.10%
2001 4,946−0.68%
2002 4,899−0.95%
2003 4,841−1.18%
2004 4,772−1.43%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 4,760−0.25%
2006 4,684−1.60%
2007 4,585−2.11%
2008 4,464−2.64%
2009 4,396−1.52%
2010 4,313−1.89%
2011 4,137−4.08%
2012 4,067−1.69%
2013 4,002−1.60%
2014 3,989−0.32%
2015 3,954−0.88%
2016 3,915−0.99%
2017 3,880−0.89%

Song[edit]

"Märkische Heide" or "Brandenburg Lied" is the title of a well-known German song, whose text mainly praises the beauty of the local countryside but which came to have German Nationalist connotations [5].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerungsentwicklung und Flächen der kreisfreien Städte Landkreise und Gemeinden im Land Brandenburg - 2017". Statistical office Berlin-Brandenburg. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2017 (Fortgeschriebene amtliche Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). 2018.
  4. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons
  5. ^ Lyrics of the "Brandenburg Lied"/"Märkische Heide" on the (German) Songtext website [1]