Tauer (Sorbian: Turjej) is a municipality in the district of Spree-Neiße, in Brandenburg, Germany.

Tauer/Turjej
Coat of arms of Tauer/Turjej
Coat of arms
Location of Tauer/Turjej within Spree-Neiße district
Tauer in SPN.png
Tauer/Turjej is located in Germany
Tauer/Turjej
Tauer/Turjej
Tauer/Turjej is located in Brandenburg
Tauer/Turjej
Tauer/Turjej
Coordinates: 51°54′N 14°27′E / 51.900°N 14.450°E / 51.900; 14.450Coordinates: 51°54′N 14°27′E / 51.900°N 14.450°E / 51.900; 14.450
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictSpree-Neiße
Municipal assoc.Peitz
Government
 • MayorDieter Sommer (FDP)
Area
 • Total41.91 km2 (16.18 sq mi)
Elevation
61 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total691
 • Density16/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
03185
Dialling codes035601
Vehicle registrationSPN

HistoryEdit

The area is known to have been settled as early as the Bronze Age. The first written mention was in 1632 as Tawern Tauer. In 1652, it was known as the village of Taurow.[2]

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)
Tauer: Population development
within the current boundaries (2017)[3]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 948—    
1890 971+0.16%
1910 1,043+0.36%
1925 1,027−0.10%
1933 986−0.51%
1939 954−0.55%
1946 1,316+4.70%
1950 1,244−1.40%
1964 964−1.80%
1971 919−0.68%
1981 817−1.17%
1985 772−1.41%
1989 740−1.05%
1990 749+1.22%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 739−1.34%
1992 730−1.22%
1993 734+0.55%
1994 742+1.09%
1995 758+2.16%
1996 764+0.79%
1997 787+3.01%
1998 816+3.68%
1999 830+1.72%
2000 818−1.45%
2001 820+0.24%
2002 809−1.34%
2003 797−1.48%
2004 804+0.88%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 805+0.12%
2006 804−0.12%
2007 792−1.49%
2008 787−0.63%
2009 762−3.18%
2010 751−1.44%
2011 745−0.80%
2012 739−0.81%
2013 728−1.49%
2014 719−1.24%
2015 709−1.39%
2016 698−1.55%
2017 694−0.57%

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. ^ "Geschichtliches aus der Gemeinde Tauer". Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2011.
  3. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons

External linksEdit

  Media related to Tauer at Wikimedia Commons