Lankwitz

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Lankwitz
Evangelical Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Evangelical Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Location of Lankwitz in Steglitz-Zehlendorf and Berlin
Berlin Steglitz-Zehlendorf Lankwitz.svg
Lankwitz is located in Germany
Lankwitz
Lankwitz
Lankwitz is located in Berlin
Lankwitz
Lankwitz
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
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
BoroughSteglitz-Zehlendorf
Founded1239
Area
 • Total6.99 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total43,558
 • Density6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
(nr. 0603) 12247, 12249
Vehicle registrationB
WebsiteOfficial website

Lankwitz (German pronunciation: [ˈlaŋkˌvɪt͡s] (listen)) is a German locality (Ortsteil) within the borough (Bezirk) of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin. Until 2001 it was part of the former borough of Steglitz.

History[edit]

The locality was first mentioned in 1239 with the name of Lankowice.[2][failed verification] Autonomous Prussian municipality of the former Teltow district, Lankwitz was incorporated into Berlin in 1920 as part of the district Steglitz, with the "Greater Berlin Act".

Geography[edit]

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.[3] The Teltowkanal also remarks the boundary between Lankwitz and Steglitz.

Transport[edit]

The locality is served by S-Bahn at the rail station of Lankwitz (lines S25 and S26). The S2 only crosses the quarter and remarks its border with Mariendorf. Lankwitz is also served by numerous bus lines.

Photogallery[edit]

Organisations[edit]

The following organisations are based in Lankwitz:

Buildings[edit]

The following buildings are located in Lankwitz:

Personalities[edit]

  • Martin Benrath (1926–2000)
  • Mithat Demirel (b. 1978)
  • Heinz Henschel (1920–2006), German Ice Hockey Hall of Fame, and IIHF Hall of Fame inductee
  • Marianne Rosenberg (b. 1955)
  • 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).

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 chronicles about Lankwitz Archived 20 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Source: "ADAC StadtAtlas - Berlin-Potsdam". ed. 2007 - p. 196 - ISBN 3-8264-1348-2

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