Ruhland

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Ruhland
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Ruhland
Coat of arms
Location of Ruhland
Ruhland is located in Germany
Ruhland
Ruhland
Ruhland is located in Brandenburg
Ruhland
Ruhland
Coordinates: 51°28′00″N 13°52′00″E / 51.46667°N 13.86667°E / 51.46667; 13.86667Coordinates: 51°28′00″N 13°52′00″E / 51.46667°N 13.86667°E / 51.46667; 13.86667
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOberspreewald-Lausitz
Municipal assoc.Ruhland
Government
 • MayorUwe Kminikowski (CDU)
Area
 • Total37.12 km2 (14.33 sq mi)
Elevation
96 m (315 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,655
 • Density98/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01945
Dialling codes035752
Vehicle registrationOSL
Websitewww.ruhland.de

About this soundRuhland  (Sorbian: Rólany) is a town in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the river Schwarze Elster, 12 km southwest of Senftenberg.

Ruhland station is a major railway junction, for freight and for passenger services. The hourly 4-way connection between locomotive-hauled passenger services converging from Hoyerswerda, Cottbus, Leipzig and Dresden is a most impressive sight.

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)
Ruhland: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 2,086—    
1890 2,358+0.82%
1910 3,126+1.42%
1925 3,768+1.25%
1933 4,137+1.17%
1939 4,864+2.73%
1946 5,440+1.61%
1950 5,664+1.01%
1964 5,325−0.44%
1971 5,232−0.25%
1981 4,670−1.13%
1985 4,612−0.31%
1989 4,413−1.10%
1990 4,325−1.99%
1991 4,191−3.10%
1992 4,131−1.43%
1993 4,080−1.23%
1994 4,052−0.69%
1995 4,037−0.37%
1996 4,089+1.29%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1997 4,134+1.10%
1998 4,178+1.06%
1999 4,232+1.29%
2000 4,262+0.71%
2001 4,215−1.10%
2002 4,157−1.38%
2003 4,121−0.87%
2004 4,093−0.68%
2005 4,106+0.32%
2006 4,043−1.53%
2007 3,982−1.51%
2008 3,948−0.85%
2009 3,935−0.33%
2010 3,896−0.99%
2011 3,819−1.98%
2012 3,754−1.70%
2013 3,747−0.19%
2014 3,693−1.44%
2015 3,665−0.76%
2016 3,693+0.76%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons