Ziesar (German pronunciation: [tsiˈeːzaɐ̯]) is a town in the Potsdam-Mittelmark district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 24 km (15 mi) south-west of the city of Brandenburg.

Ziesar
Town church
Town church
Coat of arms of Ziesar
Coat of arms
Location of Ziesar within Potsdam-Mittelmark district
Ziesar in PM.png
Ziesar is located in Germany
Ziesar
Ziesar
Ziesar is located in Brandenburg
Ziesar
Ziesar
Coordinates: 52°16′00″N 12°16′59″E / 52.26667°N 12.28306°E / 52.26667; 12.28306Coordinates: 52°16′00″N 12°16′59″E / 52.26667°N 12.28306°E / 52.26667; 12.28306
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictPotsdam-Mittelmark
Municipal assoc.Ziesar
Subdivisions3 Ortsteile
Government
 • MayorDieter Sehm (SPD)
Area
 • Total67.46 km2 (26.05 sq mi)
Elevation
55 m (180 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,443
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
14793
Dialling codes033830
Vehicle registrationPM
Websitewww.ziesar.de

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 3,590—    
1890 3,619+0.05%
1910 3,708+0.12%
1925 3,757+0.09%
1933 3,670−0.29%
1939 3,879+0.93%
1946 4,964+3.59%
1950 5,057+0.47%
1964 4,096−1.49%
1971 3,677−1.53%
1981 3,390−0.81%
1985 3,345−0.33%
1989 3,266−0.60%
1990 3,219−1.44%
1991 3,149−2.17%
1992 3,110−1.24%
1993 3,090−0.64%
1994 3,064−0.84%
1995 3,028−1.17%
1996 3,012−0.53%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1997 3,010−0.07%
1998 3,031+0.70%
1999 3,006−0.82%
2000 2,984−0.73%
2001 2,930−1.81%
2002 2,910−0.68%
2003 2,893−0.58%
2004 2,860−1.14%
2005 2,806−1.89%
2006 2,763−1.53%
2007 2,716−1.70%
2008 2,657−2.17%
2009 2,605−1.96%
2010 2,553−2.00%
2011 2,485−2.66%
2012 2,482−0.12%
2013 2,453−1.17%
2014 2,441−0.49%
2015 2,451+0.41%
2016 2,444−0.29%

Local councilEdit

Following local elections held on 26 May 2019:[3]

  • SPD 5 seats
  • CDU 4 seats
  • Freie Bürger und Bauern (FBB) (Free citizens and farmers) 3 seats

PicturesEdit

 
Ziesar Town hall
 
Church in Glienecke (Ziesar)

Sons and daughters of ZiesarEdit

 
Johannes Aepinus
  • Johannes Aepinus (1499-1553), theologian and church reformer
  • Paul Schneider (1863-1946), the secret war councilor, farmer and the last private owner of Castle Ziesar from 1917 to 1945

Other personalities associated with ZiesarEdit

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. ^ Ergebnis der Kommunalwahl am 26. Mai 2019