Rüdersdorf

Rüdersdorf is a municipality in the district Märkisch-Oderland, in Brandenburg, Germany, near Berlin.

Rüdersdorf
Protestant church
Protestant church
Coat of arms of Rüdersdorf
Coat of arms
Location of Rüdersdorf within Märkisch-Oderland district
Rüdersdorf bei Berlin in MOL.png
Rüdersdorf is located in Germany
Rüdersdorf
Rüdersdorf
Rüdersdorf is located in Brandenburg
Rüdersdorf
Rüdersdorf
Coordinates: 52°28′18″N 13°47′04″E / 52.47167°N 13.78444°E / 52.47167; 13.78444Coordinates: 52°28′18″N 13°47′04″E / 52.47167°N 13.78444°E / 52.47167; 13.78444
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictMärkisch-Oderland
Subdivisions4 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorSabine Löser
Area
 • Total70.11 km2 (27.07 sq mi)
Elevation
62 m (203 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,812
 • Density230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
15562
Dialling codes033638
Vehicle registrationMOL
Websitewww.ruedersdorf.de

It is served by the Schöneiche bei Berlin tramway which runs from Rüdersdorf through Schöneiche to Berlin-Friedrichshagen station on the Berlin S-Bahn network. Bundesautobahn 10 passes through the town.

OverviewEdit

The municipality is situated 26 km (16 mi) east of Berlin centre and includes the three districts Hennickendorf, Herzfelde and Lichtenow. Rüdersdorf is noted for its open-cast limestone mine. Today, some parts of the mine are used as a museum Museumspark Rüdersdorf. Notable buildings in Berlin such as the Brandenburg Gate and the Olympiastadium were built with limestone from Rüdersdorf.

DemographyEdit

Rüdersdorf bei Berlin: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 9,044—    
1890 10,742+1.15%
1910 16,190+2.07%
1925 17,041+0.34%
1933 16,926−0.08%
1939 18,328+1.34%
1946 16,959−1.10%
1950 17,624+0.97%
1964 18,028+0.16%
1971 18,385+0.28%
1981 17,931−0.25%
1985 18,219+0.40%
1989 17,998−0.30%
1990 17,533−2.58%
1991 16,951−3.32%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1992 16,786−0.97%
1993 16,631−0.92%
1994 16,510−0.73%
1995 16,338−1.04%
1996 16,220−0.72%
1997 16,394+1.07%
1998 16,414+0.12%
1999 16,369−0.27%
2000 16,256−0.69%
2001 16,073−1.13%
2002 16,063−0.06%
2003 16,098+0.22%
2004 15,965−0.83%
2005 15,880−0.53%
2006 15,782−0.62%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 15,582−1.27%
2008 15,484−0.63%
2009 15,344−0.90%
2010 15,316−0.18%
2011 14,916−2.61%
2012 15,093+1.19%
2013 15,117+0.16%
2014 15,188+0.47%
2015 15,313+0.82%
2016 15,382+0.45%
2017 15,569+1.22%
2018 15,696+0.82%
2019 15,812+0.74%

Coat of armsEdit

 
Coat of arms of Gemeinde Rüdersdorf bei Berlin

The coat of arms of Gemeinde Rüdersdorf bei Berlin shows a rooted green lime tree with two red shields on its side. The shield towards the left of the trunk shows the silver hammer and pick as a symbol for the limestone quarrying: An industry which has shaped this municipality and is still present to this day. On the right side of the trunk, the shield symbolizes a silver turnip which represents the local agriculture. Both industries have been implanted back in the 13th century by the monks of the Zinna Abbey.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

Partnerships with other communesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2019". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). July 2020.
  2. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons. Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons
  3. ^ "Rüdersdorf bei Berlin - Unsere Gemeinde". www.ruedersdorf.de. Retrieved 2017-08-10.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Rüdersdorf at Wikimedia Commons