Tauche (Lower SorbianTuchow) is a municipality on both sides of the river Spree in the Oder-Spree district, in Brandenburg, Germany. The large municipality consists of 12 parts (German: Ortsteile) respectively villages with other local parts/settlements. The seat of the municipal administration is located in the village that is called Tauche as well.
In 1813, an explorer of Australia and naturalist, Ludwig Leichhardt, was born in Sabordt. That made, in 1998, the federal state of Brandenburg give the village of Trebatsch the additional name Leichhardt Gemeinde (Leichhardt Municipality).
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)
Recent Population Development (Blue Line) and Forecasts
Population development within the current boundaries (2013)
^Awarding the additional name "Leichhardt-Gemeinde": Bekanntmachung des Ministeriums des Innern vom 27. März 1998. Amtsblatt für Brandenburg Gemeinsames Ministerialblatt für das Land Brandenburg, 9. Jahrgang, Nummer 15, 22. April 1998, S.438.