Coat of Arms Map

Map of central Berlin in 1789 showing
Luisenstadt in the right bottom

Basic Information
City: Berlin
Borough: Mitte and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
Locality: Mitte and Kreuzberg
Area: ?
Population: ?
Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°25′E / 52.517°N 13.417°E / 52.517; 13.417Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°25′E / 52.517°N 13.417°E / 52.517; 13.417
Elevation: 34 m (111 ft) above sea level
Neighborhoods in Berlin-Mitte: Old Cölln [1] (with Museum Island [1a], Fisher Island [1b]), Alt-Berlin [2] (with Nikolaiviertel [2a]), Friedrichswerder [3], Neukölln am Wasser [4], Dorotheenstadt [5], Friedrichstadt [6], Luisenstadt [7], Stralauer Vorstadt (with Königsstadt) [8], Alexanderplatz Area (Königsstadt and Altberlin) [9], Spandauer Vorstadt [10] (with Scheunenviertel [10a]), Friedrich-Wilhelm-Stadt [11], Oranienburger Vorstadt [12], Rosenthaler Vorstadt [13]

Luisenstadt is a former quarter (Stadtteil) of central Berlin, now divided between the present localities of Mitte and Kreuzberg. It gave its name to the Luisenstadt Canal and the Luisenstädtische Kirche.


The area of the neighbourhood was originally named Myrica and was acquired in 1261 by the city of Cölln.[1][2]


Luisenstadt is bounded on the north by the river Spree, in the west by the Lindenstraße (in Friedrichstadt), and in the south by the Landwehrkanal. A smaller part of the zone now belongs to Mitte (in the same-named district) and the greater part to Kreuzberg (in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district).

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