Briesen (Mark) is a village and a municipality in the Oder-Spree district, Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated east of the capital Berlin, between the towns Fürstenwalde and Frankfurt an der Oder. Briesen was first mentioned in 1403.

Briesen (Mark)
Coat of arms of Briesen (Mark)
Coat of arms
Location of Briesen (Mark) within Oder-Spree district
Briesen (Mark) in LOS.PNG
Briesen (Mark) is located in Germany
Briesen (Mark)
Briesen (Mark)
Briesen (Mark) is located in Brandenburg
Briesen (Mark)
Briesen (Mark)
Coordinates: 52°20′N 14°17′E / 52.333°N 14.283°E / 52.333; 14.283Coordinates: 52°20′N 14°17′E / 52.333°N 14.283°E / 52.333; 14.283
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOder-Spree
Municipal assoc.Odervorland
Government
 • MayorGerd Schindler (WG Bauern)
Area
 • Total110.83 km2 (42.79 sq mi)
Elevation
43 m (141 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,800
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
15518
Dialling codes033607, 033635
Vehicle registrationLOS
Websitewww.briesen-mark.de

Local governmentEdit

Since 2014 the municipality Briesen consists of the villages Alt Madlitz, Biegen, Briesen, Falkenberg and Wilmersdorf. It is part of Amt Odervorland. Its governing council, dealing with local affairs, consists of 12 seats.

DemographyEdit

 
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)
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 2,753—    
1890 3,132+0.86%
1910 3,025−0.17%
1925 3,419+0.82%
1933 3,425+0.02%
1939 3,401−0.12%
1946 3,931+2.09%
1950 4,309+2.32%
1964 3,647−1.18%
1971 3,681+0.13%
1981 3,234−1.29%
1985 3,127−0.84%
1989 3,039−0.71%
1990 3,018−0.69%
1991 3,004−0.46%
1992 2,956−1.60%
1993 2,939−0.58%
1994 2,881−1.97%
1995 2,892+0.38%
1996 2,910+0.62%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1997 2,943+1.13%
1998 2,973+1.02%
1999 3,026+1.78%
2000 3,078+1.72%
2001 3,061−0.55%
2002 3,099+1.24%
2003 3,109+0.32%
2004 3,101−0.26%
2005 3,091−0.32%
2006 3,055−1.16%
2007 3,038−0.56%
2008 2,985−1.74%
2009 2,934−1.71%
2010 2,925−0.31%
2011 2,863−2.12%
2012 2,870+0.24%
2013 2,825−1.57%
2014 2,827+0.07%
2015 2,806−0.74%
2016 2,783−0.82%



ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2018". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). July 2019.
  2. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons

External linksEdit

  Media related to Briesen (Mark) at Wikimedia Commons