Falkenberg (Berlin)

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Falkenberg
View of Dorfstraße
View of Dorfstraße
Location of Falkenberg in Lichtenberg district and Berlin
Berlin Lichtenberg Falkenberg.png
Falkenberg is located in Germany
Falkenberg
Falkenberg
Falkenberg is located in Berlin
Falkenberg
Falkenberg
Coordinates: 52°30′21″N 13°31′09″E / 52.50583°N 13.51917°E / 52.50583; 13.51917Coordinates: 52°30′21″N 13°31′09″E / 52.50583°N 13.51917°E / 52.50583; 13.51917
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
BoroughLichtenberg
Founded1370
Area
 • Total3.06 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,189
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
(nr. 1104) 13057
Vehicle registrationB

Falkenberg (German: [ˈfalkŋ̍ˌbɛʁk] (listen)) is a German locality (Ortsteil) within the borough (Bezirk) of Lichtenberg, Berlin. Until 2001, it was part of the borough of Hohenschönhausen.

History[edit]

The settlement, inhabited by farmers from the Barnim, was first mentioned in 1370 on a document of Otto V, Duke of Bavaria. Until 1920, it was a municipality of Niederbarnim district, merged into Berlin with the "Greater Berlin Act".[2]

Geography[edit]

Situated in northeastern suburb of Berlin, Falkenberg is bounded by the Brandenburger municipality of Ahrensfelde, in Barnim district. It borders with the Berliner localities of Wartenberg, Neu-Hohenschönhausen and Marzahn (in Marzahn-Hellersdorf).

Transport[edit]

Falkenberg is not directly served by the S-Bahn, but the station of Berlin-Ahrensfelde (line S7) is not too far from the settlement. The tramway terminal stop "Falkenberg" (lines M4 and M17), located in Neu-Hohenschönhausen, also serves the locality. The Bus line 197 [3] crosses Falkenberg and links it to this two stops.

Photogallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Einwohnerinnen und Einwohner im Land Berlin am 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg. February 2021.
  2. ^ (in German) Historical infos about Falkenberg
  3. ^ (in German) Official list of BVG bus lines: 170/197

External links[edit]

Media related to Falkenberg at Wikimedia Commons