Hoppegarten

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Hoppegarten
The Hippodrome
The Hippodrome
Coat of arms of Hoppegarten
Coat of arms
Hoppegarten   is located in Germany
Hoppegarten
Hoppegarten
Coordinates: 52°31′00″N 13°40′00″E / 52.51667°N 13.66667°E / 52.51667; 13.66667Coordinates: 52°31′00″N 13°40′00″E / 52.51667°N 13.66667°E / 52.51667; 13.66667
Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Märkisch-Oderland
Subdivisions 3 Ortsteile
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Ahrens (CDU)
Area
 • Total 31.88 km2 (12.31 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 16,575
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 15366, 12625, 12587
Dialling codes 03342, 030
Vehicle registration MOL
Website Hoppegarten

Hoppegarten is a municipality in the district Märkisch-Oderland, in Brandenburg, Germany.

History[edit]

The current municipality was created in 2003 when the former municipalities of Hönow and Münchehofe were united with Dahlwitz-Hoppegarten. The old Dahlwitz-Hoppegarten is now a town district composed by Hoppegarten, Birkenstein and Waldesruh.

Geography[edit]

Haussee lake at Hönow

Hoppegarten is located close to the eastern suburbs of Berlin (Mahlsdorf, in the borough of Marzahn-Hellersdorf). The other bordering municipalities are Ahrensfelde (BAR), Werneuchen (BAR), Altlandsberg, Neuenhagen and Schöneiche (LOS).

The municipality is composed by the town of Hoppegarten and the civil parrishes (Ortsteil) of Hönow (detached from the rest of municipal area by a strip belonging to Neuenhagen) Birkenstein, Waldesruh and Münchehofe.

Transport[edit]

The town is served by Berlin S-Bahn and it has 2 stations on S5 line (Birkenstein and Hoppegarten). The Berlin U-Bahn line U5 has its end station in Hönow.

Demography[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Hoppegarten at Wikimedia Commons