|• Mayor||Marco Beckendorf |
|• Total||218.20 km2 (84.25 sq mi)|
|Elevation||167 m (548 ft)|
|• Density||19/km2 (50/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Wiesenburg (official name: Wiesenburg/Mark) is a municipality in the Potsdam-Mittelmark district, in Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated 10 km west of Bad Belzig, and 34 km southwest of Brandenburg. It is located in the High Fläming Nature Park.
Since 2000, when 14 surrounding villages voluntarily merged to form the free municipality Wiesenburg/Mark, it has had an area of 218.19 km².
These villages became districts (Ortsteile) of Wiesenburg/Mark:
Recent Population Development and Projections (Population Development before Census 2011 (blue line); Recent Population Development according to the Census in Germany in 2011 (blue bordered line); Official projections for 2005-2030 (yellow line); for 2014-2030 (red line); for 2017-2030 (scarlet line)
The mayor of Wiesenburg/Mark is Marco Beckendorf of the Left Party (Die Linke). He was elected by the municipal council in 2014.
The municipal council currently has 16 members, of whom four belong to the Social Democrats (SPD), two each to the Left Party (Die Linke) and the Christian Democrats (CDU), and one each to The Greens and theFree Democrats (FDP). The remaining six councillors represent small local groups.
Places of interest
The main attractions are the Wiesenburg Castle, a medieval castle that has been partially transformed into a neo-renaissance palace, and its park. Wiesenburg Castle is open to the public on selected days and for the Annual Christmas Market. "Event Calendar and Contact Information". 2019-08-17. Archived from the original on 17 August 2019. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
- "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2019". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). July 2020.
- Detailed data sources are to be found in the Wikimedia Commons.Population Projection Brandenburg at Wikimedia Commons
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