Welzow (Lower Sorbian Wjelcej) is a town in the district of Spree-Neiße, in southeastern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 16 km northwest of Hoyerswerda, and 23 km southwest of Cottbus.

Welzow/Wjelcej
Flag of Welzow/Wjelcej
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Coat of arms of Welzow/Wjelcej
Coat of arms
Location of Welzow/Wjelcej within Spree-Neiße district
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Welzow/Wjelcej is located in Germany
Welzow/Wjelcej
Welzow/Wjelcej
Welzow/Wjelcej is located in Brandenburg
Welzow/Wjelcej
Welzow/Wjelcej
Coordinates: 51°34′00″N 14°10′59″E / 51.56667°N 14.18306°E / 51.56667; 14.18306Coordinates: 51°34′00″N 14°10′59″E / 51.56667°N 14.18306°E / 51.56667; 14.18306
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictSpree-Neiße
Government
 • MayorBirgit Zuchold (SPD)
Area
 • Total23.91 km2 (9.23 sq mi)
Elevation
121 m (397 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total3,418
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
03119
Dialling codes035751
Vehicle registrationSPN
Websitewww.welzow.de

DemographyEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 630—    
1890 684+0.55%
1910 5,549+11.03%
1925 6,962+1.52%
1933 7,513+0.96%
1939 7,815+0.66%
1946 8,078+0.47%
1950 8,235+0.48%
1964 7,685−0.49%
1971 7,481−0.38%
1981 6,277−1.74%
1985 6,354+0.31%
1989 5,937−1.68%
1990 5,602−5.64%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 5,361−4.30%
1992 5,219−2.65%
1993 5,152−1.28%
1994 5,088−1.24%
1995 5,071−0.33%
1996 5,063−0.16%
1997 5,038−0.49%
1998 4,997−0.81%
1999 4,909−1.76%
2000 4,838−1.45%
2001 4,674−3.39%
2002 4,553−2.59%
2003 4,394−3.49%
2004 4,294−2.28%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 4,183−2.59%
2006 4,116−1.60%
2007 4,059−1.38%
2008 4,057−0.05%
2009 3,973−2.07%
2010 3,806−4.20%
2011 3,866+1.58%
2012 3,827−1.01%
2013 3,731−2.51%
2014 3,703−0.75%
2015 3,645−1.57%
2016 3,552−2.55%
2017 3,490−1.75%

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