Märkisch Buchholz is a small town in the Dahme-Spreewald district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the Dahme River, 20 km northwest of Lübben (Spreewald) and resp. 50 km southeast of Berlin.

Märkisch Buchholz
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Märkisch Buchholz
Coat of arms
Location of Märkisch Buchholz within Dahme-Spreewald district
Märkisch Buchholz in LDS.png
Märkisch Buchholz is located in Germany
Märkisch Buchholz
Märkisch Buchholz
Märkisch Buchholz is located in Brandenburg
Märkisch Buchholz
Märkisch Buchholz
Coordinates: 52°06′N 13°45′E / 52.100°N 13.750°E / 52.100; 13.750Coordinates: 52°06′N 13°45′E / 52.100°N 13.750°E / 52.100; 13.750
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictDahme-Spreewald
Municipal assoc.Schenkenländchen
Subdivisions3 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorBianca Urban (FW)
Area
 • Total24.65 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
Elevation
42 m (138 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total834
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
15748
Dialling codes033765
Vehicle registrationLDS
Websitewww.maerkischbuchholz.de

OverviewEdit

The town is the smallest one in Brandenburg with town status. Founded in the 12th or 13th century the town's first historical mention dated on 13 August 1301, described as castrum et oppidum Buchholt. The town was heavily destroyed during the last day of World War II, due to strategic position at the Dahme river in Battle of Halbe. The federal highway B179 connect the town direct with Berlin.

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 1,401—    
1890 1,451+0.23%
1910 1,303−0.54%
1925 1,125−0.97%
1933 1,185+0.65%
1939 1,213+0.39%
1946 1,246+0.38%
1950 1,229−0.34%
1964 1,032−1.24%
1971 1,000−0.45%
1981 941−0.61%
1985 944+0.08%
1989 888−1.52%
1990 884−0.45%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 861−2.60%
1992 864+0.35%
1993 868+0.46%
1994 861−0.81%
1995 862+0.12%
1996 832−3.48%
1997 847+1.80%
1998 881+4.01%
1999 871−1.14%
2000 874+0.34%
2001 872−0.23%
2002 836−4.13%
2003 842+0.72%
2004 840−0.24%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 833−0.83%
2006 810−2.76%
2007 818+0.99%
2008 805−1.59%
2009 793−1.49%
2010 780−1.64%
2011 759−2.69%
2012 771+1.58%
2013 769−0.26%
2014 740−3.77%
2015 773+4.46%
2016 786+1.68%
2017 804+2.29%

See alsoEdit

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