Lauchhammer

Lauchhammer is a town in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany. It is situated on the Black Elster river, approx. 17 km west of Senftenberg, and 50 km north of Dresden.

Lauchhammer

Coat of arms
Location of Lauchhammer within Oberspreewald-Lausitz district
Lauchhammer
Lauchhammer
Coordinates: 51°30′00″N 13°48′00″E
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOberspreewald-Lausitz
Subdivisions5 Stadt- und 2 Ortsteile
Government
  MayorRoland Pohlenz
Area
  Total88.43 km2 (34.14 sq mi)
Elevation
94-160 m (−431 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total14,622
  Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01979
Dialling codes03574
Vehicle registrationOSL
Websitewww.lauchhammer.de

Demography

Lauchhammer: Population development
within the current boundaries (2013)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 4,627    
1890 6,054+1.81%
1910 10,151+2.62%
1925 17,259+3.60%
1933 19,734+1.69%
1939 22,467+2.19%
1946 28,063+3.23%
1950 27,524−0.48%
1964 32,757+1.25%
1971 31,854−0.40%
1981 27,102−1.60%
1985 26,626−0.44%
1989 25,756−0.83%
1990 24,945−3.15%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 23,882−4.26%
1992 23,911+0.12%
1993 23,682−0.96%
1994 23,386−1.25%
1995 22,948−1.87%
1996 22,551−1.73%
1997 22,022−2.35%
1998 21,684−1.53%
1999 21,353−1.53%
2000 20,769−2.73%
2001 20,276−2.37%
2002 19,826−2.22%
2003 19,407−2.11%
2004 19,060−1.79%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 18,697−1.90%
2006 18,396−1.61%
2007 18,021−2.04%
2008 17,593−2.38%
2009 17,276−1.80%
2010 16,956−1.85%
2011 15,877−6.36%
2012 15,624−1.59%
2013 15,252−2.38%
2014 15,099−1.00%
2015 15,084−0.10%
2016 14,791−1.94%
2017 14,569−1.50%
2018 14,622+0.36%

Transportation

Lauchhammer lies on the Węgliniec–Roßlau railway and offers connections to Leipzig and Cottbus.

People

References

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