Schönwald, Brandenburg

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Schönwald
Schönwald  is located in Germany
Schönwald
Schönwald
Location of Schönwald within Dahme-Spreewald district
Schönwald in LDS.png
Coordinates: 51°58′59″N 13°41′59″E / 51.98306°N 13.69972°E / 51.98306; 13.69972Coordinates: 51°58′59″N 13°41′59″E / 51.98306°N 13.69972°E / 51.98306; 13.69972
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Dahme-Spreewald
Municipal assoc. Unterspreewald
Government
 • Mayor Roland Gefreiter
Area
 • Total 44.85 km2 (17.32 sq mi)
Elevation 53 m (174 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 1,170
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 15910
Dialling codes 035474
Vehicle registration LDS
Website www.unterspreewald.de

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

History[edit]

The present Schönwald as an entity was created from the voluntary merger of two previously independent municipalities, Schönwalde (Lower Sorbian Běły Gózd) und Waldow-Brand. Today it is in the jurisdiction of the district of Unterspreewald, the seat of which is itself in Schönwald.

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)
Schönwald:
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
[2]
Year Population
1875 1 436
1890 1 314
1910 1 340
1925 1 318
1933 1 447
1939 1 473
1946 2 142
1950 2 004
1964 1 539
1971 1 557
Year Population
1981 1 419
1985 1 410
1989 1 403
1990 1 376
1991 1 348
1992 1 345
1993 1 612
1994 1 608
1995 1 662
1996 1 654
Year Population
1997 1 690
1998 1 675
1999 1 290
2000 1 287
2001 1 286
2002 1 262
2003 1 250
2004 1 261
2005 1 263
2006 1 238
Year Population
2007 1 234
2008 1 202
2009 1 196
2010 1 175
2011 1 170
2012 1 171
2013 1 144
2014 1 141
2015 1 129
2016 1 170

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