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Barnim District – DE405

EU regions: Germany > Brandenburg > Brandenburg > Barnim District

map of Barnim District DE405
Gross domestic product
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average202165

More on wikipedia wikidata Q6115 on OpenStreetMap Barnim District slovensky: DE405


number of inhabitants2023191 849
population density2022132.7
old-age dependency ratio202340.2
demographic pyramid DE405 Barnim District

From Wikipedia: Barnim is a district in Brandenburg, Germany. It is bounded by (from the east and clockwise) Poland, the district of Märkisch-Oderland, the city state of Berlin and the districts of Oberhavel and Uckermark.


The name „Barnim" emerged in the 13th century and was applied to a large forest region east of the Havel and north of the Spree on the homonymous plateau, where noblemen used to hunt. The present district is roughly identical with, but somewhat smaller than this historical region.

The district was established in 1993 by merging the former districts of Bernau and Eberswalde.


Barnim extends from the Oder River to the outskirts of Berlin. The Oder River forms the eastern border. From here the Oder Havel Canal (connecting Oder and Havel) and the historical Finow Canal lead westwards to Eberswalde and beyond. The portions north of these artificial waterways are called Schorfheide. This is a forest region with several large lakes, e.g.

Other: Brandenburg, Dahme-Spreewald District, Havelland District, Oberhavel District, Oder-Spree District, Brandenburg an der Havel, Elbe-Elster District, Märkisch-Oderland District, Oberspreewald-Lausitz District, Ostprignitz-Ruppin District, Uckermark District, Potsdam, Cottbus, Frankfurt (Oder), Potsdam-Mittelmark District, Prignitz District, Spree-Neiße District, Barnim District, Teltow-Fläming District

Neighbours: Uckermark District, Berlin, Szczeciński, Oberhavel District, Märkisch-Oderland District

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: Europe and its regions in numbers - Barnim District – DE405, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/​PDE405, ISBN: 978-80-970204-9-1, DOI:10.5281/zenodo.10200164