|Quarter of Hamburg|
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
View from the river Elbe
|• Total||4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Nienstedten is a quarter in the city of Hamburg, Germany. It belongs to the Altona borough on the right bank of the Elbe river. Nienstedten is home to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. In 2006 the population was 6,783.
In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, Nienstedten has a total area of 4.4 km². The northern border of Nienstedten to the quarter Osdorf is along the railway tracks of the city train. In the West is the quarter Blankenese. In the South is the river Elbe the border to Finkenwerder, a quarter of the Hamburg-Mitte borough and in the East is the quarter Othmarschen.
In 2006 Nienstedten has 6,783 inhabitants. The population density was 1,545 /km2 (4,002 /sq mi). 18.7% were children under the age of 18, and 24.4% were 65 years of age or older. 9.8% were resident aliens. 74 people were registered as unemployed and 1,433 were employees subject to social insurance contributions.
In 1999 there were 3,044 households out of which 21% had children under the age of 18 living with them and 40.6% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.12.
Population by year
The population is counted by the residential registration office for the December 31 each year.
In 2006 there were 465 criminal offences (69 crimes per 1000 people).
There were 2 elementary schools and 1 secondary school in the quarter Nienstedten.
A part of the Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr is located in the barracks Clausewitz-Kaserne. The academy of the Bundeswehr educates officers for leading positions.
The public park Hirschpark is located at the river Elbe, which contains Tennis facilities and a small Wildlife reservoir.
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) is located in Nienstedten.
Nienstedten is serviced by the rapid transit system of the city train with the stations Hochkamp and Klein Flottbek. The several bus lines and the city trains are coordinated by the Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (Hamburgs public transport coordination company).
According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Nienstedten were 3,263 private cars registered (487 cars/1000 people). There were 28 traffic accidents total, including 23 traffic accidents with damage to persons.
- Residents registration office, source: Statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Source: Statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
- State Investigation Bureaux (Landeskriminalamt), source: Statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Source: statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Federal Foreign Office of Germany: The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de Accessed August 11, 2008
- List of the Consular corps, the trade missions, cultural institutes and international institutes in the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg, Senate of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg, Chancellery of the Senate (April 2008)
- Traffic accident statistic, statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nienstedten.|
- Official ITLOS Site
- Nienstedten, quarter in Altona, Hamburg ((German) only the start site in English)
- Academy of the Bundeswehr website (German) Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr'