Rummelsburg

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Rummelsburg
Quarter of Berlin
Tuchollaplatz (Victoriastadt)
Tuchollaplatz (Victoriastadt)
Rummelsburg  is located in Germany
Rummelsburg
Rummelsburg
Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 13°29′33″E / 52.50000°N 13.49250°E / 52.50000; 13.49250Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 13°29′33″E / 52.50000°N 13.49250°E / 52.50000; 13.49250
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Lichtenberg
Founded 1669
Area
 • Total 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2008-06-30)
 • Total 17,567
 • Density 3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes (nr. 1112) 10317
Vehicle registration B

About this sound Rummelsburg  is a German locality (Ortsteil) in the borough (Bezirk) of Lichtenberg, Berlin.

History[edit]

The locality was founded in 1669 and on January 30, 1889 became a rural municipality, with the name of Boxhagen-Rummelsburg. Merged in 1912 in the town of Lichtenberg, in 1920 it was incorporated in Berlin with the Greater Berlin Act.[1]

Geography[edit]

Overview[edit]

Located in the eastern side of the city and crossed by Spree river in the western corner, Rummelsburg borders with Lichtenberg, Friedrichsfelde, Karlshorst, Friedrichshain (in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district), Plänterwald and Oberschöneweide (both in Treptow-Köpenick district). The lake Rummelsburger See belongs to the locality and separates it from Stralau, a zone of Friedrichshain.

Subdivision[edit]

Rummelsburg counts 1 zone (Ortslage):

Transport[edit]

The locality is served by several urban rail lines of S-Bahn and U-Bahn. The stations serving the locality are Rummelsburg (S3 line), Betriebsbahnhof Rummelsburg (S3), Nöldnerplatz (S5, S7, S75), partly Ostkreuz (S3, S4, S5, S7, S75, S8, S85, S9) and part of the DB station of Lichtenberg (S5, S7, S75, U5, Tram).

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External links[edit]

Media related to Rummelsburg at Wikimedia Commons