Waßmannsdorf

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Waßmannsdorf
Ortsteil of Schönefeld
Aerial view
Aerial view
Coat of arms of Waßmannsdorf
Coat of arms
Location of Waßmannsdorf
Waßmannsdorf is located in Germany
Waßmannsdorf
Waßmannsdorf
Waßmannsdorf is located in Brandenburg
Waßmannsdorf
Waßmannsdorf
Coordinates: 52°22′18″N 13°28′29″E / 52.37167°N 13.47472°E / 52.37167; 13.47472Coordinates: 52°22′18″N 13°28′29″E / 52.37167°N 13.47472°E / 52.37167; 13.47472
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictDahme-Spreewald
MunicipalitySchönefeld
Area
 • Total7.84 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
(2007-12-31)
 • Total1,000
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
12529
Dialling codes03379
Vehicle registrationLDS

Waßmannsdorf is a village and a civil parish (Ortsteil) of the German town of Schönefeld, located in the district of Dahme-Spreewald in Brandenburg. As of 2007 its population was of around 1,000.

History[edit]

First mentioned in 1350 as Wasmanstorp, the village was an autonomous municipality until 2003, when it merged into Schönefeld.[1] From 1961 to 1989 its municipal borders with West Berlin were crossed by the Berlin Wall.

Geography[edit]

Waßmannsdorf is located in the southeastern suburb of Berlin, near the districts of Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Neukölln and Treptow-Köpenick; and bordering with the quarter of Rudow.[2] The nearest places are Großziethen, Selchow, Schönefeld and Blankenfelde-Mahlow. The village is 20 km far from Königs Wusterhausen, 28 from Ludwigsfelde and 34 from Potsdam.

Transport[edit]

Waßmannsdorf is situated close to the runway of Berlin Schönefeld Airport, that will be merged into the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport in 2017.[3] Crossed by the Berlin outer ring, it will be served by a new railway station[4] on the S-Bahn extension to the new airport[5][6] (lines S45 and S9).[7] The village is also interested by the Expressway Potsdam-Schönefeld projects.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in German) Historical chronicle of Waßmannsdorf
  2. ^ Google (23 September 2013). "Waßmannsdorf" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Berlin's new airport keeps 2017 target despite delays". Reuters
  4. ^ Map at berliner-stadtplan.com
  5. ^ (in German) "Erster S-Bahn-Zug fuhr zum neuen Flughafenbahnhof" (article and images on S-Bahn Berlin website)
  6. ^ (in German) "Der Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg International" (article and map on S-Bahn Berlin website)
  7. ^ Map of the reorganization of the rail system serving the new airport "Berlin Brandenburg"

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