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Quarter of Berlin
Evangelical Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Evangelical Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Lankwitz  is located in Germany
Location of Lankwitz in Steglitz-Zehlendorf and Berlin
Berlin Steglitz-Zehlendorf Lankwitz.png
Coordinates: 52°26′00″N 13°21′00″E / 52.43333°N 13.35000°E / 52.43333; 13.35000Coordinates: 52°26′00″N 13°21′00″E / 52.43333°N 13.35000°E / 52.43333; 13.35000
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Founded 1239
 • Total 6.99 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2008-06-30)
 • Total 40,385
 • Density 5,800/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes (nr. 0603) 12247, 12249
Vehicle registration B
Website Official website

About this sound Lankwitz  is a German locality (Ortsteil) within the borough (Bezirk) of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin. Until 2001 it was part of the former borough of Steglitz.


The locality was first mentioned in 1239 with the name of Lankowice.[1] Autonomous Prussian municipality of the former Teltow district, Lankwitz was incorporated into Berlin in 1920, with the "Greater Berlin Act".


Lankwitz is situated in the southern suburb of Berlin, close to the borders with the Brandenburg. It borders with the localities of Steglitz, Lichterfelde, Mariendorf, Marienfelde (both in Tempelhof-Schöneberg district) and, in a short point represented by a bridge over the Teltowkanal, with Tempelhof.[2] The Teltowkanal also remarks the boundary between Lankwitz and Steglitz.


The locality is served by S-Bahn at the rail station of Lankwitz (line S25). The S2 only crosses the quarter and remarks its border with Mariendorf. Lankwitz is also served by numerous bus lines.



The following organisations are based in Lankwitz:


The following buildings are located in Lankwitz:


Peter M. Gresshoff (b. 1948) Professor of Molecular Genetics, legume nodulation expert (now retired in Brisbane Australia). formerly student in Kastanien-Schule (Lichterfelde) and Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg).


  1. ^ (in German) Historical chronicles about Lankwitz Archived 20 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Source: "ADAC StadtAtlas - Berlin-Potsdam". ed. 2007 - page 196 - ISBN 3-8264-1348-2

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