Herzberg (Elster) is a town in the Elbe-Elster district of the German federal state of Brandenburg.

Herzberg
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Herzberg
Coat of arms
Location of Herzberg within Elbe-Elster district
Herzberg (Elster) in EE.png
Herzberg is located in Germany
Herzberg
Herzberg
Herzberg is located in Brandenburg
Herzberg
Herzberg
Coordinates: 51°40′59″N 13°13′59″E / 51.68306°N 13.23306°E / 51.68306; 13.23306Coordinates: 51°40′59″N 13°13′59″E / 51.68306°N 13.23306°E / 51.68306; 13.23306
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictElbe-Elster
Government
 • MayorKarsten Eule-Prütz (Ind.)
Area
 • Total148.48 km2 (57.33 sq mi)
Elevation
81 m (266 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,027
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
04916
Dialling codes03535
Vehicle registrationEE
Websiteherzberg-elster.de

Contents

OverviewEdit

As of 2004, its population is 10,968 and the mayor is Michael Oecknigk of the Christian Democratic Union.

 
Villa Marx

Herzberg (Elster) is twinned with the following cities:

From 1939 to 1945 there was the Deutschlandsender Herzberg/Elster, a huge longwave transmitter, whose mast was the second tallest construction in the world, at Herzberg/Elster. The basement of the mast is still there.

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 8,259—    
1890 8,865+0.47%
1910 8,337−0.31%
1925 8,250−0.07%
1933 8,715+0.69%
1939 9,346+1.17%
1946 12,457+4.19%
1950 12,479+0.04%
1964 11,474−0.60%
1971 12,091+0.75%
1981 11,956−0.11%
1985 11,899−0.12%
1989 12,229+0.69%
1990 12,165−0.52%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 12,075−0.74%
1992 11,950−1.04%
1993 12,126+1.47%
1994 11,955−1.41%
1995 11,897−0.49%
1996 11,816−0.68%
1997 11,801−0.13%
1998 11,718−0.70%
1999 11,616−0.87%
2000 11,380−2.03%
2001 11,148−2.04%
2002 11,053−0.85%
2003 11,046−0.06%
2004 10,968−0.71%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 10,930−0.35%
2006 10,792−1.26%
2007 10,524−2.48%
2008 10,275−2.37%
2009 10,130−1.41%
2010 9,982−1.46%
2011 9,461−5.22%
2012 9,345−1.23%
2013 9,161−1.97%
2014 9,127−0.37%
2015 9,067−0.66%
2016 9,129+0.68%
2017 9,087−0.46%

Sons and daughters of the cityEdit

 
Luise von Francois around 1881

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 Herzberg (Elster) at Wikimedia Commons