Poppenbüttel

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Poppenbüttel
Quarter of Hamburg
Poppenbüttel  is located in Germany
Poppenbüttel
Poppenbüttel
Coordinates: 53°39′33″N 10°5′5″E / 53.65917°N 10.08472°E / 53.65917; 10.08472Coordinates: 53°39′33″N 10°5′5″E / 53.65917°N 10.08472°E / 53.65917; 10.08472
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Wandsbek
Area
 • Total 8.1 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2006)
 • Total 21,930
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Poppenbüttel is a quarter in the borough Wandsbek of Hamburg, Germany. In 2006 the population was 21,930.

History[edit]

Poppenbüttel became a part of Hamburg in 1937. During World War II there were working locations for the subcamp Sasel of Neuengamme concentration camp in the quarter.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the quarter has a total area of 8.1 km². To the northwest, Poppenbüttel borders on the state of Schleswig-Holstein and the quarter Lemsahl-Mellingstedt, in the east is the quarter Sasel. In the south is the quarter Wellingsbüttel and in the southwest is the quarter Hummelsbüttel.

Demographics[edit]

21,930 people were living in the quarter in 2006, the population density was 2,701 people per km². 14.5% were children under the age of 18, and 30.4% were 65 years of age or older, 5.6% were immigrants. 413 people were registered as unemployed.[2] In 1999 there were 10,260 households and 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals.[3]

Education[edit]

In 2006 there were 3 elementary schools and 3 secondary schools in the quarter Poppenbüttel.[4]

Infrastructure[edit]

Health systems[edit]

Busumsteigeanlage S-Bahnhof Hamburg-Poppenbüttel (1070442).jpg
Memorial Hamburg-Poppenbüttel

As of 2006 there were 92 physicians in private practice and 8 pharmacies.[4]

Transportation[edit]

Poppenbüttel is serviced by the rapid transit system of the underground railway and the S-Bahn with several stations. Poppenbüttel railway station is a terminus for the line S1.

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), 10,581 private cars are registered in the quarter (484 cars/1000 people).[4]

Memorial for the concentration subcamp[edit]

From September 1944 to April 1945, Jewish women from the subcamp Hamburg-Sasel were forced to build houses in this quarter. The last existing house is located in Kritenbarg street, and is now a memorial.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The locations are listed as No. 1161 Poppenbüttel-Sasel in the official German list.
  2. ^ Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  3. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
  4. ^ a b c Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  5. ^ [1]Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial´

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