Halensee

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For the homonymous lake, see Halensee (lake). For the railway station, see Berlin-Halensee station.
Halensee
Quarter of Berlin
Hochmeister Church
Hochmeister Church
Halensee  is located in Germany
Halensee
Halensee
Coordinates: 52°29′41″N 13°17′08″E / 52.49472°N 13.28556°E / 52.49472; 13.28556Coordinates: 52°29′41″N 13°17′08″E / 52.49472°N 13.28556°E / 52.49472; 13.28556
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Founded 1880
Area
 • Total 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Population (2011-06-30)
 • Total 12,614
 • Density 9,900/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes (nr. 0407) 10709, 10711
Vehicle registration B

Halensee is a locality (Ortsteil) of Berlin in the district (Bezirk) of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. Until 2004 the former neighbourhood established about 1880 was part of the Wilmersdorf locality, and until 2001 of the same-named former borough. With an area of 1.27 km² it is the smallest locality of the city after the Hansaviertel.

History[edit]

Halensee was the site of the German shooting championship in 1921. On 26 September, one Jannich won the competition firing an Ortgies semi-automatic pistol.[1]

Geography[edit]

The locality, the smallest of the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district, is situated in its centre and borders with Charlottenburg, Wilmersdorf, Schmargendorf, Grunewald and Westend.

It is bounded by the Bundesautobahn 100 (Stadtring) in the west and the Cicerostraße, a branch-off of the Kurfürstendamm in the east. The locality is named after the small Halensee, which however is part of the neighbouring Grunewald locality.

Transport[edit]

Halensee is served, at Berlin-Halensee station, by the Berlin S-Bahn lines S4 (the circular Ringbahn) and S46.

Education[edit]

Halensee-Grundschule

Halensee-Grundschule, a primary school, is in Halensee.[2]

The Japanische Ergänzungsschule in Berlin e.V. (ベルリン日本語補習授業校 Berurin Nihongo Hoshū Jugyō Kō), a weekend Japanese supplementary school, is held at Halensee-Grundschule.[3]

Photo gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Koelliker, Donald W., "Ortgies: A Well-Known but Little Studied German Armsmaker of the Early Post-War Years," ''Gun Collector's Digest'' 1981, accessed 19 April 2010". Ortgies.net. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Halensee-Grundschule." City of Berlin. Retrieved on April 2, 2015. "Halensee-Grundschule Joachim-Friedrich-Str. 35-36 10711 Berlin–Wilmersdorf"
  3. ^ "2014 年度" (Archive). Japanische Erganzungsschule in Berlin. Retrieved on February 14, 2015. "Japanische Ergänzungsschule in Berlin e.V. c/o Halensee - Grundschule Joachim - Friedrich - Str. 35/36 10711 Berlin"

External links[edit]

Media related to Berlin-Halensee at Wikimedia Commons