Waltershof

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Waltershof
Quarter of Hamburg
Waltershof is located in Germany
Waltershof
Waltershof
Coordinates: 53°31′40″N 9°54′2″E / 53.52778°N 9.90056°E / 53.52778; 9.90056Coordinates: 53°31′40″N 9°54′2″E / 53.52778°N 9.90056°E / 53.52778; 9.90056
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Hamburg-Mitte
Area
 • Total 9.2 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2016)
 • Total 2
 • Density 0.22/km2 (0.56/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Waltershof (About this sound German pronunciation ) is a quarter in the Hamburg-Mitte borough of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg in northern Germany. It is a part of the Port of Hamburg.

Geography[edit]

Waltershof is located at the Norderelbe and Köhlbrand and is made out of the islands Griesenwerder, Mühlenwerder, Maakenwerder and Rugenbergen.

It borders the quarters Finkenwerder, Altenwerder, Steinwerder, Othmarschen, Ottensen and Altona-Altstadt.

Politics[edit]

In the Hamburg Parliament voting Waltershof is a part of the electoral district of Billstedt-Wilhelmsburg-Finkenwerder. Because of the very low inhabitants the voting results are combined with the results from Finkenwerder.

Transportation[edit]

In Waltershof is the southern entrance to the Elbe Tunnel and the western connection to the Köhlbrandbrücke.

It is not connected to the public train system but it has a ferry station to the Landungsbrücken.