Siemensstadt

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Siemensstadt
Quarter of Berlin
Rapsstrasse
Rapsstrasse
Location of Siemensstadt
Siemensstadt is located in Germany
Siemensstadt
Siemensstadt
Siemensstadt is located in Berlin
Siemensstadt
Siemensstadt
Coordinates: 52°32′26″N 13°15′47″E / 52.54056°N 13.26306°E / 52.54056; 13.26306Coordinates: 52°32′26″N 13°15′47″E / 52.54056°N 13.26306°E / 52.54056; 13.26306
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
BoroughSpandau
Founded1913
Area
 • Total5.66 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
(2008-06-30)
 • Total11,388
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
(nr. 0503) 13629
Vehicle registrationB

Siemensstadt (About this soundGerman pronunciation ) is a locality (Ortsteil) of Berlin in the district (Bezirk) of Spandau.

History[edit]

The locality emerged when the company Siemens & Halske (S & H), one of the predecessors of today's Siemens AG, bought land in the area, in order to expand production of S & H and their subsidiary Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW) as well. On the initiative of Georg Wilhelm von Siemens S & H started to build new factories in 1899. Soon also residential buildings were erected. The locality was incorporated into Berlin on 1 October 1920 by the Greater Berlin Act.

Geography[edit]

Siemensstadt is situated in the eastern side of Spandau district. It borders with Spandau (locality), Haselhorst, Tegel (in Reinickendorf), Charlottenburg-Nord and Westend (both in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf). The Großsiedlung Siemensstadt is situated close to Siemensstadt but in Charlottenburg-Nord.

Transportation[edit]

Siemensstadt is served by the Berliner U-Bahn line U7 at the stations of Paulsternstrasse, Rohrdamm and Siemensdamm.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Siemensstadt at Wikimedia Commons