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Borough of Berlin
Coat of arms of Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Coat of arms
Tempelhof-Schöneberg is located in Germany
Location of Tempelhof-Schöneberg in Berlin
Berlin Bezirk Tempelhof-Schöneberg (labeled).svg
Coordinates: 52°28′N 13°23′E / 52.467°N 13.383°E / 52.467; 13.383Coordinates: 52°28′N 13°23′E / 52.467°N 13.383°E / 52.467; 13.383
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
 • Mayor Angelika Schöttler (SPD)
 • Total 53.09 km2 (20.50 sq mi)
Population (2012-11-30)
 • Total 336,297
 • Density 6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registration B
Website Official homepage

Tempelhof-Schöneberg is the seventh borough of Berlin, formed in 2001 by merging the former boroughs of Tempelhof and Schöneberg. Situated in the south of the city it shares borders with the boroughs of Mitte and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in the north, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf and Steglitz-Zehlendorf in the west as well as Neukölln in the east.


As of 2010, the borough had a population of 335,060, of whom about 105,000 (31%) were of non-German origin. The largest ethnic minorities were Turks constituting 7% of the population; Poles at 4%; Yugoslavians at 3%; Arabs at 2.5%; Afro-Germans at 1.5% and Russians at 1.3%.[1]

Percentage of the population with migration background [2]
Germans without migration background/Ethnic Germans 69% (230,100)
Germans with migration background/Foreigners 31% (105,000)
- Middle Eastern/Muslim migration background (Turkey, Arab League, Iran etc.) 10.5% (35,000)
- Polish migration background 4% (13,000)
- former Soviet background (Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan etc.) 3.0% (10,300)
- Yugoslavian migration background 2.7% (9,000)
- Afro-German/African background 1.5% (5,000)
- Others (Greeks, Italians, East Asians etc.) 9.3% (32,700)


Subdivisions of Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Tempelhof-Schöneberg consists of six localities as from north to south:


Sitzverteilung in der BVV
Sitzverteilung in der BVV

At the 2016 elections for the parliament of the borough (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the following parties were elected:

Twin towns[edit]

Tempelhof-Schöneberg is twinned with:[3]

Sites of interest[edit]

Wikimedia Deutschland has its offices in Tempelhof-Schöneberg.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/Publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2011/SB_A1-5_hj01-11_BE.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/Publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2011/SB_A1-5_hj02-10_BE.pdf
  3. ^ "Städtepartnerschaften des Bezirks Tempelhof-Schöneberg - Berlin.de" (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-12-18. Retrieved 2015-01-20.
  4. ^ "Kontakt." Wikimedia Deutschland. Retrieved on 8 May 2010.

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