Oberhavel

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Oberhavel
Flag of Oberhavel
Flag
Coat of arms of Oberhavel
Coat of arms
Brandenburg ohv.png
Coordinates: Coordinates: 52°53′N 13°15′E / 52.883°N 13.250°E / 52.883; 13.250
Country Germany
StateBrandenburg
CapitalOranienburg
Area
 • Total1,795.3 km2 (693.2 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total208,639
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationOHV
Websitehttp://www.oberhavel.de

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 | change 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 | change 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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2016 (Fortgeschriebene amtliche Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). 2016.

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