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City of Mansfeld
Coordinates: 51 ° 36 ′ 19 ″  N , 11 ° 23 ′ 9 ″  E
Height : 206 m above sea level NHN
Residents : 500
Incorporation : January 1, 2005
Postal code : 06343
Abberode Annarode Biesenrode Braunschwende Friesdorf Gorenzen Großörner Hermerode Möllendorf Molmerswende Piskaborn Ritzgerode Siebigerode Vatterode Mansfeldmap
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Location of Biesenrode in Mansfeld
the village church of Biesenrode

Biesenrode is a district of Mansfeld and is located in the Mansfelder Land in Saxony-Anhalt . The place with about 500 inhabitants is in the valley of the Wipper between the places Rammelburg and Vatterode .


The place name is u. a. traced back to Bisino , a king of Thuringia , but this cannot be proven.

The first written mention of the name Biesenrode goes back to the year 1144, when Bishop Rudolf von Halberstadt confirmed the sale of 2 hooves and 3 words of land to Ditfurt to the St. Johann monastery near Halberstadt on March 22, 1144. Among the witnesses was nobils Adalbertus de Biseroth .

The place Biesenrode in the later Office of Rammelburg was first mentioned in 1172. The historic town center consists of a fortified Ritterhof and the village church, which was newly built in 1698.

There is a sports club in Biesenrode with the divisions football, boxing, mountain biking, bowling and gymnastics with 200 members.

On January 1, 2005, Biesenrode was incorporated into the city of Mansfeld.

Until April 13, 2015, the Klostermansfeld – Wippra railway line was connected by the so-called Wipperliese .

Sons and daughters of the place

Individual evidence

  1. StBA Area: changes from 01.01. until December 31, 2005


  • Hermann Schotte: Rammelburger Chronik. History of the old Mansfeld office of Rammelburg and the towns, villages and estates belonging to it Wippra, Abberode, Biesenrode , Braunschwende, Braunschwende Forest, Friesdorf, Haida, Hermerode, Hilkenschwende, Königerode, Popperode, Rammelburg, Ritzgerode, stone bridges. Hall 1906, new edition 2005.

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