Friesack

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Friesack
Museum and library
Museum and library
Coat of arms of Friesack
Coat of arms
Friesack is located in Germany
Friesack
Friesack
Location of Friesack within Havelland district
Friesack in HVL.png
Coordinates: 52°43′59″N 12°34′59″E / 52.73306°N 12.58306°E / 52.73306; 12.58306Coordinates: 52°43′59″N 12°34′59″E / 52.73306°N 12.58306°E / 52.73306; 12.58306
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Havelland
Municipal assoc. Friesack
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Gottschalk (SPD)
Area
 • Total 83.67 km2 (32.31 sq mi)
Elevation 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total 2,550
 • Density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 14662
Dialling codes 033235
Vehicle registration HVL
Website www.amt-friesack.de

Friesack is a town in the Havelland district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 22 km (14 mi) northeast of Rathenow, and 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Neuruppin. It is known for its Mesolithic archaeological site.

Seven Brothers Oak

Film shot in Friesack[edit]

Demography[edit]

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)
Friesack: Population development
within the current boundaries (2017)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 4,136—    
1890 4,057−0.13%
1910 3,511−0.72%
1925 3,447−0.12%
1933 3,356−0.33%
1939 3,539+0.89%
1946 4,812+4.49%
1950 4,640−0.91%
1964 3,896−1.24%
1971 3,719−0.66%
1981 3,356−1.02%
1985 3,243−0.85%
1989 3,116−0.99%
1990 3,003−3.63%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 2,972−1.03%
1992 2,927−1.51%
1993 2,889−1.30%
1994 2,963+2.56%
1995 2,921−1.42%
1996 2,923+0.07%
1997 2,979+1.92%
1998 3,014+1.17%
1999 3,000−0.46%
2000 2,989−0.37%
2001 2,953−1.20%
2002 2,904−1.66%
2003 2,859−1.55%
2004 2,855−0.14%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 2,816−1.37%
2006 2,781−1.24%
2007 2,725−2.01%
2008 2,670−2.02%
2009 2,639−1.16%
2010 2,541−3.71%
2011 2,522−0.75%
2012 2,484−1.51%
2013 2,483−0.04%
2014 2,546+2.54%
2015 2,794+9.74%
2016 2,560−8.38%
2017 2,550−0.39%

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

General von Bredow

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2017 (Fortgeschriebene amtliche Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). 2018.
  2. ^ Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons