Schlieben

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Schlieben
General view of Schlieben withthe bell tower of historic St Martins Church
General view of Schlieben with
the bell tower of historic St Martins Church
Coat of arms of Schlieben
Coat of arms
Schlieben   is located in Germany
Schlieben
Schlieben
Coordinates: 51°43′00″N 13°22′59″E / 51.71667°N 13.38306°E / 51.71667; 13.38306Coordinates: 51°43′00″N 13°22′59″E / 51.71667°N 13.38306°E / 51.71667; 13.38306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Elbe-Elster
Municipal assoc. Schlieben
Government
 • Mayor Helmut Richter (SPD)
Area
 • Total 78.22 km2 (30.20 sq mi)
Elevation 89 m (292 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,452
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 04936
Dialling codes 035361
Vehicle registration EE
Website www.schlieben.com

Schlieben is a town in the Elbe-Elster district, in southwestern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 22 km north of Bad Liebenwerda. Schlieben was the site of a concentration camp during the Holocaust.

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)
Schlieben population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1875 3,374 —    
1890 3,196 −0.36%
1910 2,910 −0.47%
1925 2,778 −0.31%
1933 2,802 +0.11%
1939 2,686 −0.70%
1946 4,427 +7.40%
1950 4,496 +0.39%
1964 3,966 −0.89%
1971 3,974 +0.03%
1981 3,620 −0.93%
1985 3,562 −0.40%
1989 3,472 −0.64%
1990 3,403 −1.99%
1991 3,351 −1.53%
1992 3,327 −0.72%
1993 3,294 −0.99%
1994 3,258 −1.09%
1995 3,242 −0.49%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1996 3,222 −0.62%
1997 3,272 +1.55%
1998 3,279 +0.21%
1999 3,207 −2.20%
2000 3,188 −0.59%
2001 3,102 −2.70%
2002 3,069 −1.06%
2003 3,032 −1.21%
2004 2,993 −1.29%
2005 2,930 −2.10%
2006 2,807 −4.20%
2007 2,775 −1.14%
2008 2,734 −1.48%
2009 2,695 −1.43%
2010 2,665 −1.11%
2011 2,609 −2.10%
2012 2,588 −0.80%
2013 2,564 −0.93%

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