Falkenberg (Berlin)

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Falkenberg
Quarter of Berlin
View of Dorfstraße
View of Dorfstraße
Falkenberg  is located in Germany
Falkenberg
Falkenberg
Coordinates: 52°30′21″N 13°31′09″E / 52.50583°N 13.51917°E / 52.50583; 13.51917Coordinates: 52°30′21″N 13°31′09″E / 52.50583°N 13.51917°E / 52.50583; 13.51917
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Lichtenberg
Founded 1370
Area
 • Total 3.06 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Population (2008-06-30)
 • Total 1,164
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes (nr. 1104) 13057
Vehicle registration B

Falkenberg is a German locality (Ortsteil) within the borough (Bezirk) of Lichtenberg, Berlin. Until 2001, it was part of the borough of Hohenschönhausen.

History[edit]

The settlement, inhabited by farmers from the Barnim, was first mentioned in 1370 on a document of Otto V, Duke of Bavaria. Until 1920, it was a municipality of Niederbarnim district, merged into Berlin with the "Greater Berlin Act".[1]

Geography[edit]

Situated in northeastern suburb of Berlin, Falkenberg is bounded by the Brandenburger municipality of Ahrensfelde, in Barnim district. It borders with the Berliner localities of Wartenberg, Neu-Hohenschönhausen and Marzahn (in Marzahn-Hellersdorf).

Transport[edit]

Falkenberg is not directly served by the S-Bahn, but the station of Berlin-Ahrensfelde (line S7) is not too far from the settlement. The tramway terminal stop "Falkenberg" (lines M4 and M17), located in Neu-Hohenschönhausen, also serves the locality. The Bus line 197 [2] crosses Falkenberg and links it to this two stops.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Falkenberg at Wikimedia Commons