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Delmenhorst - DE941

EU regions: Germany > Lower Saxony > Weser-Ems Government Region > Delmenhorst


map of Delmenhorst DE941
coat of arms Delmenhorst DE941
indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average201673
number of inhabitants201977 607
population density20171246.5
old-age dependency ratio201934.5

* Delmenhorst, Kreisfreie Stadt slovensky: DE941

demographic pyramid DE941 Delmenhorst

From wikipedia:

Delmenhorst (German pronunciation: [dɛlmənˈhɔʁst]) is an urban district (Kreisfreie Stadt) in Lower Saxony, Germany. It has a population of 74,500 and is located 10 kilometres (6 miles) west of downtown Bremen with which it forms a contiguous urban area, whereas the city of Oldenburg is 25 kilometres (16 miles) to the northwest. The city has a total area of 62.36 square kilometres (24.08 square miles); and a population density of approx. 1200 inhabitants per km².

Since 2014 the mayor has been Axel Jahnz (SPD).

History

Delmenhorst was first mentioned in a charter in 1254, after the Count of Oldenburg, Otto I, bought the place near the river Delme in 1234. A castle to protect the newly founded settlement was established in about 1247. The following count, Otto II, made the castle his residency; Delmenhorst was declared an independent town on 15 July 1371 under Bremen's law.

After a short period under the governance of the bishop of Bremen from 1421 to 1436 Delmenhorst returned under the custody of Oldenburg. Delmenhorst later was infamous for its robber-baronship under the count Gerd.

other: Weser-Ems Government Region, Emden, Oldenburg, Osnabrück, Wilhelmshaven, Ammerland, Aurich, Cloppenburg, Emsland, Friesland, County of Bentheim, Leer, Oldenburg, Osnabrück, Vechta, Wesermarsch, Delmenhorst, Wittmund

neighbours: Bremen, Diepholz, Oldenburg, Wesermarsch


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/DE941

Current statistics

December 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 165455, of which 57364 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0 % (2.1 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 18.8 % (11.1 %), Revúca 18.1 % (9.3 %), Kežmarok 16.8 % (7.7 %), Vranov nad Topľou 14.7 % (7.1 %), Rožňava 14.7 % (7.7 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.2 %, Trenčín 2.4 %, Hlohovec 2.6 %, Nitra 2.7 %, Galanta 2.7 %