Mittenwalde is a town in the Dahme-Spreewald district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 30 km southeast of Berlin (centre).

Mittenwalde
Flag of Mittenwalde
Flag
Coat of arms of Mittenwalde
Coat of arms
Location of Mittenwalde within Dahme-Spreewald district
Mittenwalde in LDS.png
Mittenwalde is located in Germany
Mittenwalde
Mittenwalde
Mittenwalde is located in Brandenburg
Mittenwalde
Mittenwalde
Coordinates: 52°16′N 13°32′E / 52.267°N 13.533°E / 52.267; 13.533Coordinates: 52°16′N 13°32′E / 52.267°N 13.533°E / 52.267; 13.533
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictDahme-Spreewald
Subdivisions6 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorMaja Buße
Area
 • Total98.48 km2 (38.02 sq mi)
Elevation
37 m (121 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total9,140
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
15749
Dialling codes033764
Vehicle registrationLDS
Websitewww.mittenwalde.de

On May 28, 1562 the town of Mittenwalde lent Berlin 400 guilders. The debt has never been repaid, though the town has attempted to collect the debt on rare occasion. The amount in 2012 would be about 112 million euros ($136.79 million), with simple interest. With compound interest the debt would be in the trillions of euros.[2]

DemographyEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 5,207—    
1890 6,869+1.86%
1910 8,071+0.81%
1925 7,902−0.14%
1933 7,854−0.08%
1939 9,461+3.15%
1946 9,028−0.67%
1950 9,076+0.13%
1964 7,411−1.44%
1971 7,195−0.42%
1981 6,224−1.44%
1985 6,064−0.65%
1989 5,800−1.11%
1990 5,697−1.78%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 5,584−1.98%
1992 5,587+0.05%
1993 5,576−0.20%
1994 5,937+6.47%
1995 6,522+9.85%
1996 7,071+8.42%
1997 7,589+7.33%
1998 7,877+3.79%
1999 8,220+4.35%
2000 8,410+2.31%
2001 8,536+1.50%
2002 8,547+0.13%
2003 8,640+1.09%
2004 8,699+0.68%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 8,664−0.40%
2006 8,684+0.23%
2007 8,663−0.24%
2008 8,683+0.23%
2009 8,710+0.31%
2010 8,724+0.16%
2011 8,658−0.76%
2012 8,663+0.06%
2013 8,734+0.82%
2014 8,774+0.46%
2015 8,898+1.41%
2016 8,950+0.58%
2017 9,104+1.72%

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. ^ https://news.yahoo.com/cash-strapped-berlin-stalked-540-old-debt-161927512.html
  3. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons