Treptow-Köpenick

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Treptow-Köpenick
Borough of Berlin
Coat of arms of Treptow-Köpenick
Coat of arms
Treptow-Köpenick  is located in Germany
Treptow-Köpenick
Treptow-Köpenick
Coordinates: 52°27′N 13°34′E / 52.450°N 13.567°E / 52.450; 13.567Coordinates: 52°27′N 13°34′E / 52.450°N 13.567°E / 52.450; 13.567
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Government
 • Mayor Oliver Igel (SPD)
Area
 • Total 168.43 km2 (65.03 sq mi)
Population (2012-11-30)
 • Total 246,986
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registration B

Treptow-Köpenick (pronounced [tʁɛptoː køːpɛnɪk], with a silent w) is the ninth borough of Berlin, Germany, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Treptow and Köpenick.

Overview[edit]

Among Berlin's boroughs it is the largest by area with the lowest population density. The Johannisthal Air Field, Germany's first airfield, was located in Treptow-Köpenick, between Johannisthal and Adlershof. Treptower Park, a popular place for recreation and a tourist destination, is also located in the borough. The park features the sprawling Soviet War Memorial, a war memorial to the Soviet soldiers who fell in the Battle of Berlin in 1945.[1]

Subdivision[edit]

Subdivisions of Treptow-Köpenick

Treptow-Köpenick is divided into 15 localities:

Politics[edit]

Allocation of seats in the borough council of Treptow-Köpenick (DE-2012-01-06).svg

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

Twin towns[edit]

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