Falkenberg (Berlin)

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Quarter of Berlin
View of Dorfstraße
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Falkenberg  is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Lichtenberg
Founded 1370
 • Total 3.06 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2008-06-30)
 • Total 1,164
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes (nr. 1104) 13057
Vehicle registration B

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


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".[1]


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).


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 [2] crosses Falkenberg and links it to this two stops.



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