Osdorf, Hamburg

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Osdorf
Quarter of Hamburg
Sculpture at the entrance of the botanical garden
Sculpture at the entrance of the botanical garden
Osdorf  is located in Germany
Osdorf
Osdorf
Coordinates: 53°34′20″N 9°50′35″E / 53.57222°N 9.84306°E / 53.57222; 9.84306Coordinates: 53°34′20″N 9°50′35″E / 53.57222°N 9.84306°E / 53.57222; 9.84306
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Altona
Area
 • Total 7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2006)
 • Total 25,206
 • Density 3,500/km2 (8,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Osdorf (German language: pronounced [ ˈɔːsdɔrf]) is a quarter in the city of Hamburg, Germany. It belongs to the Altona borough. In 2006 the population was 25,206.

History[edit]

In 1927 the former independent settlement Osdorf was made a part of the town Altona; in 1938 it was merged into the Hanseatic city of Hamburg with the Greater Hamburg Act.

Geography[edit]

In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, Osdorf has a total area of 7.3 km². The southern border of Osdorf to the quarter Nienstedten is along the railway tracks of the city train. In the West is the town Schenefeld in Schleswig-Holstein and the quarter Iserbrook. In the East are the quarters Lurup, Bahrenfeld and Groß Flottbek.

Demographics[edit]

In 2006 in Osdorf were living 25,206 inhabitants. The population density was 3,459 inhabitants per square kilometre (8,960 /sq mi). 18% were children under the age of 18, and 23.7% were 65 years of age or older. 13.4% were immigrants. 1,408 people were registered as unemployed and 6,651 were employees subject to social insurance contributions.[1]

In 1999 there were 12,148 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them and 39.2% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.12.[2]

Population by year[edit]

The population is counted by the residential registration office for the December 31 each year.[1]

1987 1988 1989
23,347 25,918 25,974
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
26,410 26,858 26,739 26,993 26,625 26,332 26,084 25,599 25,601 25,487
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
25,477 25,675 25,909 25,993 25,417 25,297 25,106

In 2006 there were 2402 criminal offences (96 crimes per 1000 people).[3]

Education[edit]

There were 4 elementary schools and 4 secondary schools in the quarter Osdorf.[4]

A part of the Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr is located in the barracks Generalleutnant–Graf–von–Baudissin–Kaserne. The academy of the Bundeswehr educates officers for leading positions.

Culture[edit]

Recreation[edit]

The recreation area Bornpark is located at the border to Schleswig-Holstein. The Neuer Botanischer Garten is located in the area of the former independent municipality Klein Flottbek.

Infrastructure[edit]

Health systems[edit]

In Osdorf were 17 day-care centers for children, 48 physicians in private practice and 6 pharmacies.[4]

Transportation[edit]

Osdorf is serviced by the rapid transit system of the city train lines S1 and S11 with the stations Hochkamp and Kein Flottbek.

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Osdorf were 9,445 private cars registered (474 cars/1000 people).[4] There were 123 traffic accidents total, including 106 traffic accidents with damage to persons.[5]


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  2. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
  3. ^ State Investigation Bureaux (Landeskriminalamt), source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  4. ^ a b c Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  5. ^ Traffic accident statistic, statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)

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