Friedrichshagen

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Friedrichshagen
Quarter of Berlin
"Berliner Bürgerbräu" building over the Müggelspree
Coat of arms of Friedrichshagen
Coat of arms
Location of Friedrichshagen in Treptow-Köpenick and Berlin
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Friedrichshagen is located in Germany
Friedrichshagen
Friedrichshagen
Friedrichshagen is located in Berlin
Friedrichshagen
Friedrichshagen
Coordinates: 52°27′00″N 13°37′00″E / 52.45000°N 13.61667°E / 52.45000; 13.61667Coordinates: 52°27′00″N 13°37′00″E / 52.45000°N 13.61667°E / 52.45000; 13.61667
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
BoroughTreptow-Köpenick
Founded1753
Subdivisions1 zone
Area
 • Total14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2008-06-30)
 • Total17,285
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
(nr. 0911) 12587
Vehicle registrationB
WebsiteOfficial website
The Weiße Villa (White Villa)

Friedrichshagen is a German locality (Ortsteil) within the Berlin borough (Bezirk) of Treptow-Köpenick. Until 2001 it was part of the former borough of Köpenick.

History[edit]

The colony of Friedrichsgnade was founded on May 29, 1753 by King Frederick II of Prussia.[1][2] Autonomous Prussian municipality of the former Niederbarnim district until 1920, it merged into Berlin with the "Greater Berlin Act."[3] From 1949 to 1990, like the rest of the borough of Köpenick, it was part of East Berlin.

Geography[edit]

Overview[edit]

Located in the south-eastern suburb of Berlin, Friedrichshagen borders with the Brandenburger municipalities of Hoppegarten (in Märkisch-Oderland district), and Schöneiche (in Oder-Spree). It is also bounded by the Berliner localities of Köpenick and Rahnsdorf. The residential area is surrounded in north by a big portion of the Berliner Stadtforst (city forest), and in south by the river Müggelspree (tributary of the Spree), and by the western side of Müggelsee, the biggest lake in Berlin.

Subdivision[edit]

Friedrichshagen counts 1 zone (Ortslage):

Transport[edit]

As urban railways, the locality is served by S-Bahn line S3, at the stations of Friedrichshagen and Hirschgarten. It is also served by the tram lines 60 and 61. The line 88, not operated by BVG and partially separated from the citizen network, connects Friedrichshagen station to Schöneiche and Rüdersdorf.

Photogallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in German) Friedrichshagen. Overview and historical information about Friedrichshagen on the official website of the district office (Bezirksamt) Treptow-Köpenick, city of Berlin (www.berlin.de/ba-treptow-koepenick/). Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  2. ^ (in German) Schmidl, Karin (March 31, 2007). "Der Charme der Bölsche." Berliner Zeitung. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  3. ^ (in German) Infos about "Greater Berlin Act"

Further reading[edit]

  • Albert Burkhardt: "Ein Rundgang durch Friedrichshagen auf den Spuren des Dichterkreises" - Berlin 2001
  • Rolf F. Lang: "Festschrift 250 Jahre Friedrichshagen (1753–2003)" - Edition Friedrichshagen, Müggel-Verlag: Berlin 2003; ISBN 3-9806805-7-6

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