|Quarter of Hamburg|
|• Total||11.3 km2 (4.4 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Bergedorf, situated in the south-eastern side of Hamburg, borders with the quarters of Lohbrügge, Billwerder, Allermöhe, Curslack and Altengamme; and with the district of Herzogtum Lauenburg, in Schleswig-Holstein.
In 2006, the quarter Bergedorf has an area of 11.3 km2 (4 sq mi).
In 2006 in the quarter Bergedorf were living 40,678 people. The population density was 3,587/km2 (9,290/sq mi). 19% were children under the age of 18, and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. 9.9% were immigrants. 2,479 people were registered as unemployed. In 1999 there were 19,603 households and 38% of all households were made up of individuals.
According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Bergedorf were 15.104 private cars registered (372 cars/1000 people).
There were 8 elementary schools and 5 secondary schools in the quarter Bergedorf and 112 physicians in private practice and 12 pharmacies.
Unlike the mere quarters of Hamburg, Bergedorf still has its own town hall in being.
Notable present or former residents
- Johann Adolph Hasse
- Heinrich Rathmann
- Friedrich Chrysander
- Ida Boy-Ed
- Ferdinand Pfohl
- Bernhard Schmidt
- Anton Aloys Timpe
- Kurt A. Körber
- Frank Appel
- Jörg Pilawa
- Wolfe+585, Senior, a.k.a. Hubert Blaine Wolfe, Held the Guinness Book of World Records Longest Name in 1978
- Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
- Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
- Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein, official website (in German)
- Lichtwark-Heft. Verlag HB-Werbung, Hamburg-Bergedorf. ISSN 1862-3549.
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