Siemensstadt

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For the zone and residential community, see Großsiedlung Siemensstadt.
Siemensstadt
Quarter of Berlin
Rapsstrasse
Rapsstrasse
Siemensstadt  is located in Germany
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
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Spandau
Founded 1913
Area
 • Total 5.66 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Population (2008-06-30)
 • Total 11,388
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes (nr. 0503) 13629
Vehicle registration B

Siemensstadt 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