Gransee

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Gransee
City gate
City gate
Coat of arms of Gransee
Coat of arms
Gransee   is located in Germany
Gransee
Gransee
Location of Gransee within Oberhavel district
Gransee in OHV.png
Coordinates: 53°00′25″N 13°09′31″E / 53.00694°N 13.15861°E / 53.00694; 13.15861Coordinates: 53°00′25″N 13°09′31″E / 53.00694°N 13.15861°E / 53.00694; 13.15861
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Oberhavel
Municipal assoc. Gransee und Gemeinden
Government
 • Mayor Mario Gruschinske (Ind.)
Area
 • Total 121.15 km2 (46.78 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 5,895
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 16775
Dialling codes 03306
Vehicle registration OHV
Website www.gransee.de

Gransee is a town in the Oberhavel district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 20 km south of Fürstenberg/Havel, and 55 km northwest of Berlin. An important monument in the centre of town is the cast-iron and stone Memorial to Queen Luise (Luisendenkmal), which was designed by the German architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel in the neo-gothic style.

A sport airfield is situated in the eastern part of the town. It is one of the major drop zones in the vicinity of Berlin.

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)
Gransee: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 5,656—    
1890 6,223+0.64%
1910 6,283+0.05%
1925 6,377+0.10%
1933 6,470+0.18%
1939 6,980+1.27%
1946 9,740+4.87%
1950 9,225−1.35%
1964 8,038−0.98%
1971 7,890−0.27%
1981 7,797−0.12%
1985 7,692−0.34%
1989 7,522−0.56%
1990 7,488−0.45%
1991 7,304−2.46%
1992 7,216−1.20%
1993 7,129−1.21%
1994 7,069−0.84%
1995 6,998−1.00%
1996 6,946−0.74%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1997 7,010+0.92%
1998 6,921−1.27%
1999 6,855−0.95%
2000 6,866+0.16%
2001 6,750−1.69%
2002 6,610−2.07%
2003 6,578−0.48%
2004 6,511−1.02%
2005 6,405−1.63%
2006 6,391−0.22%
2007 6,261−2.03%
2008 6,125−2.17%
2009 6,051−1.21%
2010 5,974−1.27%
2011 5,926−0.80%
2012 5,816−1.86%
2013 5,721−1.63%
2014 5,717−0.07%
2015 5,814+1.70%
2016 5,895+1.39%

Local council[edit]

The local council has 19 members:

Local elections in Brandenburg May 25, 2014

Photogallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Gransee at Wikimedia Commons