Elbe parey

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Coat of arms of the Elbe-Parey community
Elbe parey
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Coordinates: 52 ° 23 '  N , 12 ° 1'  E

Basic data
State : Saxony-Anhalt
County : Jerichower Land
Height : 32 m above sea level NHN
Area : 108.65 km 2
Residents: 6416 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 59 inhabitants per km 2
Postcodes : 39307 (Bergzow, Hohenseeden) ,
39317 (Derben, Ferchland, Güsen, Parey, Zorien)Template: Infobox municipality in Germany / maintenance / zip code contains text
Area code : 039349
License plate : JL, BRG, GNT
Community key : 15 0 86 035
Community structure: 8 districts
Address of the
municipal administration:
Ernst-Thälmann-Str. 15
39317 Elbe-Parey
Website : www.elbe-parey.de
Mayoress : Nicole Golz
Location of the municipality Elbe-Parey in the district of Jerichower Land
Biederitz Burg Elbe-Parey Genthin Gommern Jerichow Möckern Möser Möckern Möckern Sachsen-Anhaltmap
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Elbe-Parey is a unified municipality in the district of Jerichower Land in Saxony-Anhalt .


Elbe-Parey lies between the cities of Burg and Genthin and has its greatest extension in north-south direction with 19 kilometers, while the west-east extension is a maximum of twelve kilometers. The western border is essentially formed by the Elbe , which is why the Elbe also determines large parts of the municipality. The Fläming begins to rise in the southeast . Large areas of forest in the municipality can be found mainly in the eastern area. The most important traffic arteries are the Bundesstraße 1 , the Landesstraße 54, the railway line Magdeburg - Berlin, as well as the waterways Elbe and Elbe-Havel Canal . The highest point is Derbensche Berg at 56.3 meters.

Community structure

The municipality of Elbe-Parey was created on September 1, 2001 from the merger of the previously independent municipalities

Bergzow Coat of arms Bergzow.png
Bawdy Coat of arms Derben.png
Ferchland Coat of arms Ferchland.svg
Güsen Coat of arms Guesen.svg
High seas Coat of arms Hohenseeden.svg
Parey Coat of arms Parey (Elbe) .png
Break Coat of arms Zerbe.png

which now have the status of districts.


15% of the inhabitants of Elbe-Parey are Protestant, 2% Catholic.

The churches in Bergzow, Derben, Ferchland, Güsen, Parey and Zorien belong to the Parey parish, the church in Hohenseeden to the Grabow parish in the Elbe-Fläming parish of the Evangelical Church in Central Germany .

The few Catholics are assigned to the parish of St. Marien with seat in Genthin , Diocese of Magdeburg . Between 1957 and 1970 she created chapels in Ferchland, Güsen and Parey, but they were given up between 1988 and 2010. Catholic services are regularly held in the Protestant church in Parey.


Local government

The municipal council has 21 members.

The mayoress Jutta Mannewitz (independent) was elected on December 2, 2001 with 100 percent of the valid votes. In June 2015 Nicole Golz received 63.9% of the vote, replacing incumbent Mannewitz.

The individual districts are represented by their own local councils and local mayors.

coat of arms

The coat of arms was approved by the district on July 23, 2007.

Blazon : "In the golden shield with blue wave flanks a blue lily between three (1: 2) above and three (2: 1) blue diamonds below."

The municipality colors are - derived from the color of the coat of arms and the tincture of the shield - blue-yellow.


The flag is yellow-blue-yellow (1: 1: 1) striped (horizontal shape: stripes running horizontally, lengthways shape: stripes running vertically) and centered with the municipal coat of arms.

Town twinning

The twin town of Elbe-Parey is Jastarnia in Poland .


The most important economic factor of the unified municipality is agriculture with larger farms in Bergzow and Hohenseeden. Industrial centers are Parey (steel construction and metal processing) and Güsen (concrete sleeper factory). In Neuderbe there is the Bolle shipyard and the Hermann Barthel shipyard in Derben (as of 2018).

History, buildings and people

  • See under the individual districts according to the section municipality structure

The community's cultural monuments are listed in the local register of monuments.

Web links

Commons : Elbe-Parey  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. State Statistical Office Saxony-Anhalt, population of the municipalities - as of December 31, 2019 (PDF) (update) ( help ).
  2. StBA: Changes in the municipalities in Germany, see 2001
  3. 2011 census
  4. ^ History of the parish "Maria Rosenkranzkönigin" in Genthin
  5. http://www.volksstimme.de/nachrichten/lokal/genthin/1497014_elbe-parey-nicole-golz-ist-die-wahlsiegerin.html