Velten

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Velten
Velten church.jpg
Coat of arms of Velten
Coat of arms
Velten is located in Germany
Velten
Velten
Location of Velten within Oberhavel district
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Coordinates: 52°41′N 13°11′E / 52.683°N 13.183°E / 52.683; 13.183Coordinates: 52°41′N 13°11′E / 52.683°N 13.183°E / 52.683; 13.183
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOberhavel
Government
 • MayorInes Hübner (SPD)
Area
 • Total23.39 km2 (9.03 sq mi)
Elevation
33 m (108 ft)
Population
(2017-12-31)[1]
 • Total11,838
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
16727
Dialling codes03304
Vehicle registrationOHV
Websitewww.Velten.de

Velten is a town in the Oberhavel district of Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 10 km southwest of Oranienburg, and 24 km northwest of Berlin.

History[edit]

In 1905 Velten had 38 stove factories that delivered 100,000 tiled stoves to Berlin, making Velten Germany's biggest stove-manufacturer.

Demography[edit]

Velten: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 2,712—    
1890 6,017+5.46%
1910 7,483+1.10%
1925 7,646+0.14%
1933 7,974+0.53%
1939 9,753+3.41%
1946 10,301+0.78%
1950 10,546+0.59%
1964 9,826−0.50%
1971 8,959−1.31%
1981 7,967−1.17%
1985 7,727−0.76%
1989 10,848+8.85%
1990 10,496−3.24%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 10,455−0.39%
1992 10,385−0.67%
1993 10,423+0.37%
1994 10,624+1.93%
1995 11,136+4.82%
1996 11,820+6.14%
1997 12,161+2.88%
1998 12,013−1.22%
1999 11,971−0.35%
2000 12,118+1.23%
2001 12,044−0.61%
2002 11,930−0.95%
2003 11,713−1.82%
2004 11,475−2.03%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 11,446−0.25%
2006 11,419−0.24%
2007 11,502+0.73%
2008 11,640+1.20%
2009 11,789+1.28%
2010 11,858+0.59%
2011 11,527−2.79%
2012 11,569+0.36%
2013 11,569+0.00%
2014 11,718+1.29%
2015 11,766+0.41%
2016 11,815+0.42%
2017 11,838+0.19%

Personality[edit]

  • Erna Gersinski (1896-1964), resistance fighter against Nazism, lived in Velten.
  • Martin Männel (born 1988), soccer goalkeeper, played between his eighth and fourteenth year at SC Oberhavel Velten.
  • Emma Ihrer (1857–1911), trade unionist, lived from 1887 to 1894 in Velten

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

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