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Quarter of Hamburg
Iserbrook  is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°34′35″N 9°49′24″E / 53.57639°N 9.82333°E / 53.57639; 9.82333Coordinates: 53°34′35″N 9°49′24″E / 53.57639°N 9.82333°E / 53.57639; 9.82333
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Altona, Hamburg
 • Total 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2007)
 • Total 10,660
 • Density 3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 22589
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Iserbrook is a quarter in the Altona borough of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg in northern Germany. In 2007 the population was 10,660.


According to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the quarter Iserbook has a total area of 2.7 km².

The western border is to the quarter Sülldorf. In the East is the quarter Osdorf and in the North is Schenefeld in the state Schleswig-Holstein. The southern border is with the quarters Blankenese and Nienstedten.


In 2007, 10,660 people were living in the quarter Iserbrook. Therefore, the population density was 3,998 people per km². Of the population, 16.8% were children under the age of 18, and 26.5% were 65 years of age or older. 283 people were registered as unemployed (<2%), 10% of those being under the age of 25.[1]

In 1999 there were 5,370 households out of which 19% had children under the age of 18 living with them and more than 40% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was less than 2.[1]

In 2007, there were 538 criminal offences. With 50 crimes per 1,000 people Iserbook is among the lowest rates of all quartes in Hamburg where the average is 136 crimes per 1,000 people.[1]


In 2008, there were no secondary schools and 2 elementary schools in Iserbrook.


Iserbook is home to the Martin-Luther-Kirche, Iserbrook, which is part of the parish Sülldorf-Iserbrook. The parish Sülldorf-Iserbrook was formed in 2005 in order to prevent bankruptcy of both parishes.[2]


On the southern edge, between Iserbook and Blankenese, there is the indoor pool Simrockbad. Opposite this, there are some playing fields of the sport club FTSV Komet Blankenese.


Health systems[edit]

In Iserbrook there are not less than 12 day care centers for children and as well as 15 physicians in private practices and 2 pharmacies.[1]


Iserbrook is serviced by the rapid transit system of the city train. Public transport is also provided by buses. Both are operated by the HVV.

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter were 4,467 private cars registered (379 cars/1000 people).[1] The Bundesstrasse 431 (one of the biggest east-west transits in northern Germany is passing to connect Altona with Meldorf in Schleswig-Holstein.