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Rummelsburg

Rummelsburg
Quarter of Berlin
Tuchollaplatz (Victoriastadt)
Tuchollaplatz (Victoriastadt)
Rummelsburg  is located in Germany
Rummelsburg
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Lichtenberg
Founded 1669
Area
 • Total 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population (2008-06-30)
 • Total 17,567
 • Density 3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes (nr. 1112) 10317
Vehicle registration B

Rummelsburg is a German locality (Ortsteil) in the borough (Bezirk) of Lichtenberg, Berlin.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Overview 2.1
    • Subdivision 2.2
  • Transport 3
  • Personalities 4
  • Photogallery 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

The locality was founded in 1669 and on January 30, 1889 became a rural municipality, with the name of Boxhagen-Rummelsburg. Merged in 1912 in the town of Lichtenberg, in 1920 it was incorporated in Berlin with the Greater Berlin Act.[1]

Geography

Overview

Located in the eastern side of the city and crossed by Spree river in the western corner, Rummelsburg borders with Lichtenberg, Friedrichsfelde, Karlshorst, Friedrichshain (in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district), Plänterwald and Oberschöneweide (both in Treptow-Köpenick district). The lake Rummelsburger See belongs to the locality and separates it from Stralau, a zone of Friedrichshain.

Subdivision

Rummelsburg counts 1 zone (Ortslage):

Transport

The locality is served by several urban rail lines of S-Bahn and U-Bahn. The stations serving the locality are Rummelsburg (S3 line), Betriebsbahnhof Rummelsburg (S3), Nöldnerplatz (S5, S7, S75), partly Ostkreuz (S3, S4, S5, S7, S75, S8, S85, S9) and part of the DB station of Lichtenberg (S5, S7, S75, U5, Tram).

Personalities

Photogallery

References

  1. ^ (German) Historical infos about Rummelsburg

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • (German) Rummelsburg page on www.berlin.de
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