Steglitz-Zehlendorf

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Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Borough of Berlin
Coat of arms of Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Coat of arms
Steglitz-Zehlendorf  is located in Germany
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Coordinates: 52°26′N 13°15′E / 52.433°N 13.250°E / 52.433; 13.250Coordinates: 52°26′N 13°15′E / 52.433°N 13.250°E / 52.433; 13.250
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Government
 • Mayor Norbert Kopp (CDU)
Area
 • Total 102.5 km2 (39.6 sq mi)
Population (2012-11-30)
 • Total 300,039
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registration B

Steglitz-Zehlendorf is the sixth borough of Berlin, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2010, the borough had a population of roughly 294,000, of whom about 70,000 (~24%) were of non-German ethnicity/origin. Hence, the percentage of migrants is a bit lower than Berlin's overall average, which is at roughly 30%.

Percentage of the population with migration background [1]
Germans without migration background/Ethnic Germans 76 % (223.400)
Germans with migration background/Foreigners 24 % (70.600)
- Middle Eastern/Muslim migration background (Turkey, Arab League, Iran etc.) 4,5% (13.200)
- Polish migration background 3,0% (9.800)
- Yugoslavian migration background 1,5% (4.000)
- Afro-German/African background 1,1% (3.000)
- Others ( Greeks, Italians, East Asians etc.) 14,0% (40.600)

Subdivision[edit]

Subdivisions of Steglitz-Zehlendorf

The Steglitz-Zehlendorf borough consists of seven localities:

Politics[edit]

Allocation of seats in the borough council of Steglitz-Zehlendorf (DE-2011-10-27).svg

At the 2011 elections for the parliament of the borough (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the following parties were elected:

Landmarks[edit]

Education[edit]

The Japanische Internationale Schule zu Berlin, a Japanese international school, is in the Wannsee community in Steglitz-Zehlendorf.[2]

Twin towns[edit]

Germany Bad Godesberg, Bonn, Germany, since 1962
Germany Hann. Münden, Germany, since 1962
Germany Bremerhaven, Germany, since 1965
Israel Kiryat Bialik, Israel, since 1966
Germany Nentershausen, Germany, since 1966
Germany Hagen, Germany, since 1967
Denmark Brøndby, Denmark, since 1968
Italy Cassino, Italy, since 1969
France 12th arrondissement, Paris, France since 1970
Israel Sderot, Israel, since 1975
Sweden Ronneby, Sweden, since 1976
Germany Königs Wusterhausen, Germany, since 1988
Hungary Szilvásvárad, Heves, Hungary, since 1989
Ukraine Kharkiv-Ordzhonikidzevsky, Ukraine, since 1990
Poland Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, since 1993
Greece Sochos, Greece, since 1993

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/Publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2011/SB_A1-5_hj02-10_BE.pdf
  2. ^ Home page. Japanische Internationale Schule zu Berlin. Retrieved on 2 January 2014. "Charlottenstr.10, 14109  Berlin"

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