Bergedorf (quarter)

For the homonymous borough of Hamburg, see Bergedorf.
Quarter of Hamburg

Bergedorf Castle
Coordinates: 53°29′00″N 10°13′00″E / 53.48333°N 10.21667°E / 53.48333; 10.21667Coordinates: 53°29′00″N 10°13′00″E / 53.48333°N 10.21667°E / 53.48333; 10.21667
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Bergedorf
  Total 11.3 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
Population (1-1-2006)
  Total 41,019
  Density 3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Bergedorf is a quarter (Stadtteil) in the homonymous borough (Bezirk) of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg in northern Germany. In 2006, the population was 41,019.


The quarter was first mentioned in 1162. The today's quarter is the old city Bergedorf and located on the river Bille, a right tributary of the Elbe.


Bergedorf, situated in the south-eastern side of Hamburg, borders with the quarters of Lohbrügge, Billwerder, Allermöhe, Curslack and Altengamme; and with the district of Herzogtum Lauenburg, in Schleswig-Holstein.

In 2006, the quarter Bergedorf has an area of 11.3 km2 (4 sq mi).


In 2006 in the quarter Bergedorf were living 40,678 people. The population density was 3,587/km2 (9,290/sq mi). 19% were children under the age of 18, and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. 9.9% were immigrants. 2,479 people were registered as unemployed.[1] In 1999 there were 19,603 households and 38% of all households were made up of individuals.[2]

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Bergedorf were 15.104 private cars registered (372 cars/1000 people).[1]

There were 8 elementary schools and 5 secondary schools in the quarter Bergedorf and 112 physicians in private practice and 12 pharmacies.[1]

Unlike the mere quarters of Hamburg, Bergedorf still has its own town hall in being.

Notable present or former residents

See also


  1. 1 2 3 Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  2. Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)

External links

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