Schipkau

Schipkau is a municipality in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district, in southern Brandenburg, Germany.

Schipkau

Coat of arms
Location of Schipkau within Oberspreewald-Lausitz district
Schipkau
Schipkau
Coordinates: 51°31′00″N 13°52′59″E
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictOberspreewald-Lausitz
Subdivisions6 Ortsteile
Government
  MayorKlaus Prietzel
Area
  Total72.91 km2 (28.15 sq mi)
Elevation
109 m (358 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
  Total6,703
  Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
01993
Dialling codes035754
Vehicle registrationOSL
Websitewww.gemeinde-schipkau.de

Geography

The municipality is located in the north of the historical region of Lusatia, close to the motorway A13, connecting Berlin with Dresden.

Schipkau counts 5 civil parishes (Ortsteile): Annahütte, Drochow, Hörlitz, Klettwitz and Meuro.

Demography

Schipkau: Population development
within the current boundaries (2017)[2]
YearPop.±% p.a.
1875 2,807    
1890 4,569+3.30%
1910 11,921+4.91%
1925 12,980+0.57%
1933 13,276+0.28%
1939 13,218−0.07%
1946 14,193+1.02%
1950 13,992−0.36%
1964 11,614−1.32%
1971 11,017−0.75%
1981 9,257−1.73%
1985 8,857−1.10%
1989 9,973+3.01%
1990 9,807−1.66%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1991 9,486−3.27%
1992 9,352−1.41%
1993 9,260−0.98%
1994 9,430+1.84%
1995 9,518+0.93%
1996 9,416−1.07%
1997 9,307−1.16%
1998 9,116−2.05%
1999 8,925−2.10%
2000 8,659−2.98%
2001 8,350−3.57%
2002 8,176−2.08%
2003 8,026−1.83%
2004 7,808−2.72%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2005 7,605−2.60%
2006 7,535−0.92%
2007 7,466−0.92%
2008 7,395−0.95%
2009 7,442+0.64%
2010 7,357−1.14%
2011 7,088−3.66%
2012 7,017−1.00%
2013 6,915−1.45%
2014 6,837−1.13%
2015 6,813−0.35%
2016 6,764−0.72%
2017 6,800+0.53%
2018 6,703−1.43%

Sport

Close to Klettwitz and in north of Schipkau it is located the "EuroSpeedway Lausitz", a race track originally named "Lausitzring".

People

References

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