Schipkau

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Schipkau
Coat of arms of Schipkau
Coat of arms
Schipkau   is located in Germany
Schipkau
Schipkau
Coordinates: 51°31′00″N 13°52′59″E / 51.51667°N 13.88306°E / 51.51667; 13.88306Coordinates: 51°31′00″N 13°52′59″E / 51.51667°N 13.88306°E / 51.51667; 13.88306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Oberspreewald-Lausitz
Government
 • Mayor Karl Prietzel
Area
 • Total 72.91 km2 (28.15 sq mi)
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 6,813
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 01993
Dialling codes 035754
Vehicle registration OSL
Website www.gemeinde-schipkau.de

Schipkau is a municipality in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located in the north of the historical region of Lusatia, close to the motorway A13, connecting Berlin with Dresden.

Schipkau counts 5 civil parishes (Ortsteile): Annahütte, Drochow, Hörlitz, Klettwitz and Meuro.

Demography[edit]

Sport[edit]

Close to Klettwitz and in north of Schipkau it is located the "EuroSpeedway Lausitz", a race track originally named "Lausitzring".

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Schipkau at Wikimedia Commons