Rummelsburg

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Rummelsburg
Tuchollaplatz (Victoriastadt)
Tuchollaplatz (Victoriastadt)
Location of Rummelsburg in Lichtenberg district and Berlin
Berlin Lichtenberg Rummelsburg.png
Rummelsburg is located in Germany
Rummelsburg
Rummelsburg
Rummelsburg is located in Berlin
Rummelsburg
Rummelsburg
Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 13°29′33″E / 52.50000°N 13.49250°E / 52.50000; 13.49250Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 13°29′33″E / 52.50000°N 13.49250°E / 52.50000; 13.49250
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
BoroughLichtenberg
Founded1669
Subdivisions1 zone
Area
 • Total4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total25,697
 • Density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
(nr. 1112) 10317
Vehicle registrationB

Rummelsburg (German: [ˈʁʊml̩sˌbʊʁk] (listen)) is a subdivision or neighborhood (Ortsteil) of the borough (Bezirk) of Lichtenberg of the German capital, Berlin.

History[edit]

Rummelsburg was founded in 1669. On 30 January 1889 it became a rural municipality, with the name of Boxhagen-Rummelsburg. Merged in 1912 in the town of Lichtenberg, in 1920 it was incorporated in Berlin with the Greater Berlin Act.[2]

Geography[edit]

Overview[edit]

Located in the eastern side of the city and crossed by Spree river in the western corner, Rummelsburg borders with Lichtenberg, Friedrichsfelde, Karlshorst, Friedrichshain (in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district), Plänterwald and Oberschöneweide (both in Treptow-Köpenick district). The lake Rummelsburger See belongs to the locality and separates it from Stralau, a zone of Friedrichshain.

Subdivision[edit]

Rummelsburg counts 1 zone (Ortslage):

Transport[edit]

The locality is served by several urban rail lines of S-Bahn and U-Bahn. The stations serving the locality are Rummelsburg (S3 line), Betriebsbahnhof Rummelsburg (S3), Nöldnerplatz (S5, S7, S75), partly Ostkreuz (S3, S4, S5, S7, S75, S8, S85, S9) and part of the DB station of Lichtenberg (S5, S7, S75, U5, Tram).

Personalities[edit]

Photogallery[edit]

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 infos about Rummelsburg

External links[edit]

Media related to Rummelsburg at Wikimedia Commons