Hamme, Bochum

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Hamme (German: Bochum-Hamme) is a part of the city of Bochum in the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Up to the 19th century Westphalian was spoken here. Bochum-Hamme is a district in the working-class north of Bochum. So it is the part of Bochum with the highest number of poor families. Bochum-Hamme includes Goldhamme, the south of which borders onto the former town of Wattenscheid. Hamme houses a large Turkish minority. Some parts of Hamme, especially the so-called Speckschweiz quarter, currently experiences some gentrification attracting young middle-class families, students and artists[1].

Coordinates: 51°30′N 7°12′E / 51.500°N 7.200°E / 51.500; 7.200

  1. ^ https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamme_(Bochum)