Rüdersdorf

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Rüdersdorf
Protestant church
Protestant church
Coat of arms of Rüdersdorf
Coat of arms
Rüdersdorf   is located in Germany
Rüdersdorf
Rüdersdorf
Coordinates: 52°28′18″N 13°47′04″E / 52.47167°N 13.78444°E / 52.47167; 13.78444Coordinates: 52°28′18″N 13°47′04″E / 52.47167°N 13.78444°E / 52.47167; 13.78444
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Märkisch-Oderland
Government
 • Mayor André Schaller (CDU)
Area
 • Total 70.11 km2 (27.07 sq mi)
Elevation 62 m (203 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 15,313
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 15562
Dialling codes 033638
Vehicle registration MOL
Website www.ruedersdorf.de

Rüdersdorf is a municipality in the district Märkisch-Oderland, in Brandenburg, Germany.

Overview[edit]

The municipality is situated 26 km (16 mi) east of Berlin centre and includes the three districts Hennickendorf, Herzfelde and Lichtenow. Rüdersdorf is noted for its limestone-open-pit mining. Some parts of the mine are used as a museum (Museumspark Rüdersdorf). Some notable buildings in Berlin such as the Brandenburg Gate are built with limestone from Rüdersdorf.

Demography[edit]

Rüdersdorf bei Berlin:
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
[2]
Year Population
1875 9 044
1890 10 742
1910 16 190
1925 17 041
1933 16 926
1939 18 328
1946 16 959
1950 17 624
1964 18 028
1971 18 385
Year Population
1981 17 931
1985 18 219
1989 17 998
1990 17 533
1991 16 951
1992 16 786
1993 16 631
1994 16 510
1995 16 338
1996 16 220
Year Population
1997 16 394
1998 16 414
1999 16 369
2000 16 256
2001 16 073
2002 16 063
2003 16 098
2004 15 965
2005 15 880
2006 15 782
Year Population
2007 15 582
2008 15 484
2009 15 344
2010 15 316
2011 14 916
2012 15 093
2013 15 117
2014 15 188
2015 15 313

Coat of arms[edit]

Coat of arms of Gemeinde Rüdersdorf bei Berlin

The coat of arms of Gemeinde Rüdersdorf bei Berlin shows a rooted green lime tree with two red shields on its side. The shield towards the left of the trunk shows the silver hammer and pick as a symbol for the limestone quarrying: An industry which has shaped this municipality and is still present to this day. On the right side of the trunk, the shield symbolizes a silver turnip which represents the local agriculture. Both industries have been implanted back in the 13th century by the monks of the Zinna Abbey.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Rüdersdorf at Wikimedia Commons