Winterhude

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Winterhude
Quarter of Hamburg
The channel Goldbekkanal with Hamburg U-Bahn bridge.
The channel Goldbekkanal with Hamburg U-Bahn bridge.
Winterhude  is located in Germany
Winterhude
Winterhude
Coordinates: 53°36′0″N 10°0′0″E / 53.60000°N 10.00000°E / 53.60000; 10.00000Coordinates: 53°36′0″N 10°0′0″E / 53.60000°N 10.00000°E / 53.60000; 10.00000
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Hamburg-Nord
Area
 • Total 7.6 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Winterhude is a quarter in the ward Hamburg-Nord of Hamburg, Germany. As of 2007 the population was 48,799.

History[edit]

Winterhude was first mentioned in the 13th century,[1] but archeological findings of tools, weapons and grave-mounds were dated to 1700 BC and 700 BC.[2]

During World War II the port of Hamburg and therefore Winterhude were targets of the air raids of the so-called Operation Gomorrah.

Geography[edit]

In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the Winterhude quarter has a total area of 7.6 km². To the north is the Alsterdorf quarter and the Barmbek-Nord quarter is in the east. In the west are the Eppendorf and the Harvestehude quarters and in the south are the Uhlenhorst and Barmbek-Süd quarters.

In Winterhude is the city park Hamburg (Hamburger Stadtpark).

Demographics[edit]

In 2007, the population of the Winterhude quarter was 48,799. The population density was 6,439 inhabitants per square kilometre (16,677 /sq mi). 10.6% were children under the age of 18, and 15% were 65 years of age or older. 11,8% were immigrants. 1,684 people were registered as unemployed.[3] In 1999, there were 31,732 households, and 60.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 1.61.[4]

Population by year

1709 1810 1811 1834 1838
100 238 242 325 380 [5]
1939 1950 1961 1970 1980
65,937 90,623 79,235 61,899 50,787 [6]
1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
47,225 46,988 47,236 47,767 48,404 49,460 49,449 49,819 49,040 49,192 48,536 48,536 48,756[7]
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
48,653 48,469 48,421 48,610 48,532 48,602 49,018 48,799[7]

In 2007 there were 4,622 criminal offences (95/1000 people).[7]

Education[edit]

In 2006 there were 6 elementary schools and 3 secondary schools in the Winterhude quarter with 3,959 pupils.[8]

Infrastructure[edit]

Indonesian Consulate in Hamburg.
Planetarium in the city park (2003).

Established in 1956, the Consulate-General of the Republic of Indonesia is located in the quarter.[9] The Consulate-General of the Islamic Republic of Iran was established in 1858 and is also located in the street Bebelallee.[10]

Health systems[edit]

The hospital Israelitisches Krankenhaus has 180 beds.[11]

There were 32 day-care centers for children, 156 physicians in private practice and 16 pharmacies.[7]

Transportation[edit]

Winterhude is serviced by the rapid transit system of the underground railway with several stations: Sierichstraße, Borgweg und Saarlandstraße (line U3), Hudtwalkerstraße and Lattenkamp (line U1) . According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Winterhude were 15,992 private cars registered (328 cars/1000 people).[7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sparmann 1968, p. 401
  2. ^ Schindler 1960, S. 284 et sqq.
  3. ^ Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2007)
  4. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
  5. ^ Neddermeyer (1847), Zur Statistik und Topographie der Freyen und Hansestadt Hamburg, Hamburg, pp. 88 et sqq. and 128  (German)
  6. ^ BAUBEHÖRDE HAMBURG 1981, S.11 and STATISTISCHES LANDESAMT. Statist. Taschenbücher: Einwohnerentwicklung 1973-1995
  7. ^ a b c d e Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2007)
  8. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  9. ^ List of the Consular corps, the trade missions, cultural institutes and international institutes in the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg, pp. 13 and 38  (German)
  10. ^ List of the Consular corps, the trade missions, cultural institutes and international institutes in the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg, pp. 14 and 38  (German)
  11. ^ Hospitals in Hamburg, Behörde für Soziales, Familie, Gesundheit und Verbraucherschutz Ministry of Social Affairs, Family Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection, 2008-01-01, retrieved 2008-02-28  (German)

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