Oderberg is a town in the district of Barnim, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 16 km east of Eberswalde, and 27 km southwest of Schwedt and in close vicinity of Berlin.

Oderberg
Coat of arms of Oderberg
Coat of arms
Location of Oderberg within Barnim district
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Oderberg is located in Germany
Oderberg
Oderberg
Oderberg is located in Brandenburg
Oderberg
Oderberg
Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 14°03′00″E / 52.86667°N 14.05000°E / 52.86667; 14.05000Coordinates: 52°52′00″N 14°03′00″E / 52.86667°N 14.05000°E / 52.86667; 14.05000
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictBarnim
Municipal assoc.Britz-Chorin-Oderberg
Government
 • MayorDr. Klaus Schulenburg (WG BB Oderberg)
Area
 • Total35.31 km2 (13.63 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,166
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
16248
Dialling codes033369
Vehicle registrationBAR
Websitewww.amt-oderberg.de
Former fire house

OverviewEdit

The territory has many lakes, remnants from the ice age. The area is widely used for outdoor recreation, such as biking, walking and boating. As Biosphere region it is home to many species of wildlife. Oderberg is closest to the Oder river crossing leading directly to Cedynia, Poland, (until 1945 Zehden, Brandenburg.)

 
Church in Neuendorf

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 4,200—    
1890 4,466+0.41%
1910 3,924−0.64%
1925 3,398−0.95%
1933 3,418+0.07%
1939 3,710+1.38%
1946 3,974+0.99%
1950 4,424+2.72%
1964 4,101−0.54%
1971 3,977−0.44%
1981 3,323−1.78%
1985 3,147−1.35%
1989 3,123−0.19%
1990 3,078−1.44%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 3,010−2.21%
1992 2,928−2.72%
1993 2,897−1.06%
1994 2,898+0.03%
1995 2,884−0.48%
1996 2,880−0.14%
1997 2,822−2.01%
1998 2,798−0.85%
1999 2,760−1.36%
2000 2,738−0.80%
2001 2,647−3.32%
2002 2,632−0.57%
2003 2,589−1.63%
2004 2,552−1.43%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 2,491−2.39%
2006 2,410−3.25%
2007 2,348−2.57%
2008 2,267−3.45%
2009 2,229−1.68%
2010 2,160−3.10%
2011 2,190+1.39%
2012 2,172−0.82%
2013 2,143−1.34%
2014 2,165+1.03%
2015 2,199+1.57%
2016 2,185−0.64%
2017 2,171−0.64%

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