Spreenhagen (Lower Sorbian: Sprjewiny Ług) is a municipality in the Oder-Spree district, in Brandenburg, Germany.

Spreenhagen
Location of Spreenhagen within Oder-Spree district
Spreenhagen in LOS.PNG
Spreenhagen is located in Germany
Spreenhagen
Spreenhagen
Spreenhagen is located in Brandenburg
Spreenhagen
Spreenhagen
Coordinates: 52°20′37″N 13°52′28″E / 52.34361°N 13.87444°E / 52.34361; 13.87444Coordinates: 52°20′37″N 13°52′28″E / 52.34361°N 13.87444°E / 52.34361; 13.87444
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOder-Spree
Municipal assoc.Spreenhagen
Subdivisions5 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorDr. Ralf-Eckhard Paesch (GfB)
Area
 • Total136.00 km2 (52.51 sq mi)
Elevation
39 m (128 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,347
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
15528
Dialling codes033633
Vehicle registrationLOS
Websitewww.amt-spreenhagen.de

Contents

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 3,137—    
1890 3,084−0.11%
1910 3,511+0.65%
1925 3,509−0.00%
1933 3,539+0.11%
1939 3,978+1.97%
1946 3,821−0.57%
1950 3,715−0.70%
1964 3,058−1.38%
1971 3,063+0.02%
1981 3,133+0.23%
1985 3,112−0.17%
1989 3,170+0.46%
1990 3,116−1.70%
1991 3,092−0.77%
1992 3,087−0.16%
1993 3,057−0.97%
1994 3,222+5.40%
1995 3,204−0.56%
1996 3,221+0.53%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1997 3,238+0.53%
1998 3,303+2.01%
1999 3,402+3.00%
2000 3,463+1.79%
2001 3,512+1.41%
2002 3,549+1.05%
2003 3,540−0.25%
2004 3,534−0.17%
2005 3,535+0.03%
2006 3,534−0.03%
2007 3,526−0.23%
2008 3,494−0.91%
2009 3,473−0.60%
2010 3,441−0.92%
2011 3,250−5.55%
2012 3,245−0.15%
2013 3,208−1.14%
2014 3,226+0.56%
2015 3,229+0.09%
2016 3,232+0.09%

Local councilEdit

The local council of Spreenhagen has 16 members. Elections were held on May 25, 2014 with the following results:

  • SPD = 35.8% (6 seats)
  • GfB (Free Citizens) = 28.9% (5 seats)
  • DCM (Club Markgrafpieske)= 13.0% (2 seats)
  • LINKE = 9.2% (1 seat)
  • CDU = 7.5% (1 seat)
  • NPD = 5.6% (1 seat)

Notable residentsEdit

  • Marienetta Jirkowsky (1962–1980), one of at least 139 victims at the Berlin Wall; also one of only eight female victims, and the youngest of those eight female victims.[3]

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
  3. ^ Portrait of Marienetta Jirkowsky at chronik-der-mauer.de