Groß Pankow (Prignitz) is a municipality in Prignitz district, Brandenburg, Germany. The municipality was formed in 2001 from the union of municipalities of the former Amt of Groß Pankow/Prignitz and some in Amt Pritzwalk-Land. Amt Groß Pankow/Prignitz was then dissolved.[2]

Groß Pankow
Coat of arms of Groß Pankow
Coat of arms
Location of Groß Pankow (Prignitz) within Prignitz district
Groß Pankow (Prignitz) in PR.png
Groß Pankow is located in Germany
Groß Pankow
Groß Pankow
Groß Pankow is located in Brandenburg
Groß Pankow
Groß Pankow
Coordinates: 53°07′00″N 12°03′00″E / 53.11667°N 12.05000°E / 53.11667; 12.05000Coordinates: 53°07′00″N 12°03′00″E / 53.11667°N 12.05000°E / 53.11667; 12.05000
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictPrignitz
Subdivisions18 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorMarco Radloff
Area
 • Total248.79 km2 (96.06 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,803
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
16928; 19348
Dialling codes033983
Vehicle registrationPR
Websitewww.grosspankow.de
Wolfshagen manor
Church in Boddin
Church in Langnow

Groß Pankow is connected via German Federal Highway B 189 to the cities of Pritzwalk, Perleberg, Wittenberge and Magdeburg.

Former mill in Wolfshagen
Wolfshagen manor

GeographyEdit

The municipality has 39 villages in 18 districts[3] with the populations given in parentheses (As of March 1, 2010)[4]

  • Baek (287)
    • Baek (222)
    • Strigleben (65)
  • Boddin-Langnow (240)
    • Boddin (153)
    • Heidelberg (30)
    • Langnow (57)
  • Groß Pankow (587)
    • Groß Pankow (551)
    • Luggendorf (36)
  • Groß Woltersdorf (159)
    • Brünkendorf (14)
    • Groß Woltersdorf (86)
    • Klein Woltersdorf (59)
  • Gulow-Steinberg (146)
    • Gulow (94)
    • Steinberg (52)
  • Helle (303)
    • Groß Langerwisch (224)
    • Helle (45)
    • Neudorf (34)
  • Kehrberg (260)
  • Klein Gottschow (173)
    • Guhlsdorf (50)
    • Klein Gottschow (89)
    • Simonshagen (34)
  • Kuhbier (213)
  • Kuhsdorf (192)
    • Bullendorf (58)
    • Kuhsdorf (134)
  • Lindenberg (271)
  • Retzin (275)
    • Klein Linde (46)
    • Kreuzburg (30)
    • Retzin (129)
    • Rohlsdorf (70)
  • Seddin (113)
  • Tacken (97)
  • Tangendorf-Hohenvier (120)
    • Hohenvier (35)
    • Tangendorf (85)
  • Tüchen (231)
    • Klenzenhof (42)
    • Reckenthin (99)
    • Tüchen (90)
  • Vettin (107)
  • Wolfshagen (383)
    • Dannhof (43)
    • Hellburg (46)
    • Horst (43)
    • Wolfshagen (251)

DemographyEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 6,795—    
1890 6,478−0.32%
1910 6,297−0.14%
1925 6,714+0.43%
1933 6,362−0.67%
1939 6,255−0.28%
1946 10,398+7.53%
1950 10,034−0.89%
1964 7,223−2.32%
1971 7,099−0.25%
1981 5,840−1.93%
1985 5,665−0.76%
1989 5,484−0.81%
1990 5,387−1.77%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 5,257−2.41%
1992 5,180−1.46%
1993 5,092−1.70%
1994 5,091−0.02%
1995 5,114+0.45%
1996 5,056−1.13%
1997 5,031−0.49%
1998 5,002−0.58%
1999 4,943−1.18%
2000 4,868−1.52%
2001 4,790−1.60%
2002 4,758−0.67%
2003 4,710−1.01%
2004 4,671−0.83%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 4,560−2.38%
2006 4,471−1.95%
2007 4,345−2.82%
2008 4,243−2.35%
2009 4,193−1.18%
2010 4,132−1.45%
2011 4,063−1.67%
2012 3,991−1.77%
2013 3,999+0.20%
2014 3,954−1.13%
2015 3,955+0.03%
2016 3,962+0.18%
2017 3,875−2.20%

PersonalitiesEdit

 
Carl von Karstedt
  • Carl von Karstedt (1811-1888), conservative Reichstag deputy, born in Kleinlinde
  • Erhard Hübener (1881-1958), DDP and LDPD politician, born in Tacken
  • Richard Kackstein (1903-1966), national socialist politician, born in Triglitz
  • Joachim Wüstenberg (1908-1993), hygienist in Gelsenkirchen, born in Klenzenhof

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. ^ Amtsblatt für Brandenburg - Gemeinsames Ministerialblatt für das Land Brandenburg, 13. Jahrgang, Nummer 25, 19. Juni 2002, p.607 PDF Archived 2014-02-22 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Hauptsatzung der Gemeinde Groß Pankow (Prignitz) vom 2. April 2009 PDF[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.grosspankow.de/texte/seite.php?id=5998
  5. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons