Oberhavel

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Oberhavel
District
Coordinates: 52°N 36°E / 52°N 36°E / 52; 36Coordinates: 52°N 36°E / 52°N 36°E / 52; 36
Country  Germany
State Brandenburg
Capital Oranienburg
Area
 • Total 1,795.3 km2 (693.2 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 194,802
 • Density 108.507/km2 (281.031/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration OHV

Oberhavel is a Kreis (district) in the northern part of Brandenburg, Germany.

The district was formed on 6 December 1993 by joining the old districts of Gransee and Oranienburg.

Coat of arms[change | edit source]

Coat of arms The coat of arms shows the eagle, which is the heraldic symbol of Brandenburg in the top part. In the bottom are two flying swans on green background representing the nature with many lakes. The coat of arms was used by the old district of Oranienburg before the merging, but was never officially granted. It was granted to the district of Oberhavel on May 18, 1994.

Towns and municipalities[change | edit source]

Towns Ämter free municipalities
  1. Fürstenberg/Havel
  2. Hennigsdorf
  3. Hohen Neuendorf
  4. Kremmen
  5. Liebenwalde
  6. Oranienburg
  7. Velten
  8. Zehdenick

Gransee und Gemeinden

  1. Gransee1, 2
  2. Großwoltersdorf
  3. Schönermark
  4. Sonnenberg
  5. Stechlin

1seat of the Amt; 2town

  1. Birkenwerder
  2. Glienicke/Nordbahn
  3. Leegebruch
  4. Löwenberger Land
  5. Mühlenbecker Land
  6. Oberkrämer

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