Rühstädt

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Rühstädt
Rühstädt   is located in Germany
Rühstädt
Rühstädt
Coordinates: 52°55′00″N 11°52′00″E / 52.91667°N 11.86667°E / 52.91667; 11.86667Coordinates: 52°55′00″N 11°52′00″E / 52.91667°N 11.86667°E / 52.91667; 11.86667
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Prignitz
Municipal assoc. Bad Wilsnack/Weisen
Government
 • Mayor Jürgen Herper
Area
 • Total 28.80 km2 (11.12 sq mi)
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 461
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 19322
Dialling codes 038791
Vehicle registration PR

Rühstädt is a municipality in the Prignitz district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is located close the confluence of the rivers Havel and Elbe. Rühstädt is famous for its high number of resident white storks and has been awarded the title European Stork Village by the initiative EuroNatur in 1996.[2]

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)
Rühstädt:
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
[3]
Year Population
1875 1 257
1890 1 246
1910 1 139
1925 1 110
1933 1 018
1939 1 020
1946 1 442
1950 1 476
1964 1 015
1971 973
Year Population
1981 762
1985 702
1989 673
1990 663
1991 638
1992 619
1993 614
1994 632
1995 619
1996 627
Year Population
1997 649
1998 624
1999 610
2000 601
2001 601
2002 590
2003 598
2004 595
2005 582
2006 564
Year Population
2007 553
2008 558
2009 558
2010 565
2011 499
2012 487
2013 481
2014 468
2015 461


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