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Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Borough of Berlin
Coat of arms of Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Coat of arms
Tempelhof-Schöneberg  is located in Germany
Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Coordinates:
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Government
 • Mayor Angelika Schöttler (SPD)
Area
 • Total 53.09 km2 (20.50 sq mi)
Population (2012-11-30)
 • Total 336,297
 • Density 6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registration B
Website Official homepage

Tempelhof-Schöneberg is the seventh borough of Berlin, formed in 2001 by merging the former boroughs of Tempelhof and Schöneberg. Situated in the south of the city it shares borders with the boroughs of Mitte and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in the north, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf and Steglitz-Zehlendorf in the west as well as Neukölln in the east.

Contents

  • Demographics 1
  • Subdivision 2
  • Politics 3
  • Twin towns 4
  • Sites of interest 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Demographics

As of 2010, the borough had a population of 335,060, of whom about 105,000 (31%) were of non-German origin. The largest ethnic minorities were Turks constituting 7% of the population; Poles at 4%; Yugoslavians at 3%; Arabs at 2.5%; Afro-Germans at 1.5% and Russians at 1.3%.[1]

Percentage of the population with migration background [2]
Germans without migration background/Ethnic Germans 69% (230,100)
Germans with migration background/Foreigners 31% (105,000)
- Middle Eastern/Muslim migration background (Turkey, Arab League, Iran etc.) 10.5% (35,000)
- Polish migration background 4% (13,000)
- former Soviet background (Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan etc.) 3.0% (10,300)
- Yugoslavian migration background 2.7% (9,000)
- Afro-German/African background 1.5% (5,000)
- Others (Greeks, Italians, East Asians etc.) 9.3% (32,700)

Subdivision

Subdivisions of Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Tempelhof-Schöneberg consists of six localities as from north to south:

Politics

At the 2011 elections for the parliament of the borough (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the following parties were elected:

Twin towns

Tempelhof-Schöneberg is twinned with:[3]

Sites of interest

Wikimedia Deutschland has its offices in Tempelhof-Schöneberg.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/Publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2011/SB_A1-5_hj01-11_BE.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/Publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2011/SB_A1-5_hj02-10_BE.pdf
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Kontakt." Wikimedia Deutschland. Retrieved on 8 May 2010.

External links

  • (German)Official homepage
  • Official homepage of Berlin
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