Tauche (Lower Sorbian: Tuchow) is a municipality on both sides of the river Spree in the Oder-Spree district, in Brandenburg, Germany. The large municipality consists of 12 parts (German: Ortsteile) or villages with other local parts/settlements, respectively. The seat of the municipal administration is located in the village of the same name.

Tauche
Location of Tauche within Oder-Spree district
Tauche in LOS.PNG
Tauche is located in Germany
Tauche
Tauche
Tauche is located in Brandenburg
Tauche
Tauche
Coordinates: 52°07′00″N 14°07′00″E / 52.11667°N 14.11667°E / 52.11667; 14.11667Coordinates: 52°07′00″N 14°07′00″E / 52.11667°N 14.11667°E / 52.11667; 14.11667
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOder-Spree
Subdivisions12 districts
Government
 • MayorGerd Mai (Ind.)
Area
 • Total119.93 km2 (46.31 sq mi)
Elevation
53 m (174 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,809
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
15848
Dialling codes033675
Vehicle registrationLOS
Websitewww.gemeinde-tauche.de

In 1813, explorer of Australia and naturalist, Ludwig Leichhardt, was born in the hamlet of Sabrodt near Trebatsch. That made, in 1998, the federal state of Brandenburg award the village of Trebatsch the additional name "Leichhardt-Gemeinde" (Leichhardt Municipality).[2]

Author Günter de Bruyn has been living since 1969 in Görsdorf. In Kossenblatt there is a castle, Schloss Kossenblatt, which is said to have been the favourite palace of the "Soldier King" Frederick William I of Prussia.

Division of the municipalityEdit

Tauche consists of the following districts (German: Ortsteile):

 
Castle of Kossenblatt between 1857 and 1883
  • Briescht (Lower Sorbian Brěšc), including the local place Schwarzer Kater
  • Falkenberg (Sokolnica)
  • Giesensdorf (Gižojce), including the village Wulfersdorf
  • Görsdorf (Górice), including the village Premsdorf (Pśemysłojce) and the local place Blabber
  • Kossenblatt (Kósomłot)
  • Lindenberg
  • Mittweide
  • Ranzig (Rańšyk)
  • Stremmen (Tšumjeń)
  • Tauche (Tuchow)
  • Trebatsch (Žrobolce), including the villages Rocher (Rochow), Sabrodt (Zabrod) and Sawall (Zawal)
  • Werder/Spree (Łucka)

DemographyEdit

Tauche: Population development
within the current boundaries (2018)[3]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 4,235—    
1890 4,113−0.19%
1910 4,211+0.12%
1925 4,391+0.28%
1933 4,008−1.13%
1939 4,576+2.23%
1946 5,975+3.88%
1950 5,864−0.47%
1964 4,801−1.42%
1971 4,930+0.38%
1981 4,506−0.90%
1985 4,517+0.06%
1989 4,455−0.34%
1990 4,400−1.23%
1991 4,293−2.43%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1992 4,333+0.93%
1993 4,340+0.16%
1994 4,384+1.01%
1995 4,378−0.14%
1996 4,338−0.91%
1997 4,296−0.97%
1998 4,341+1.05%
1999 4,294−1.08%
2000 4,295+0.02%
2001 4,218−1.79%
2002 4,134−1.99%
2003 4,138+0.10%
2004 4,070−1.64%
2005 4,043−0.66%
2006 3,985−1.43%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 3,957−0.70%
2008 3,945−0.30%
2009 3,972+0.68%
2010 3,881−2.29%
2011 3,936+1.42%
2012 3,905−0.79%
2013 3,877−0.72%
2014 3,865−0.31%
2015 3,875+0.26%
2016 3,872−0.08%
2017 3,816−1.45%
2018 3,820+0.10%
2019 3,809−0.29%

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Tauche at Wikimedia Commons

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. ^ Awarding the additional name "Leichhardt-Gemeinde": Bekanntmachung des Ministeriums des Innern vom 27. März 1998. Amtsblatt für Brandenburg Gemeinsames Ministerialblatt für das Land Brandenburg, 9. Jahrgang, Nummer 15, 22. April 1998, S.438.
  3. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons