Reinbek (German: [ˈʁaɪnbeːk] (listen); probably from "Rainbek" = brook at the field margin; Northern Low Saxon: Reinbeek) is a town located in Stormarn district in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein within the metropolitan region of Hamburg. It is accessed by the A1 and the A24 autobahn and federal highway 5.
|• Mayor||Björn Warmer (SPD)|
|• Total||31.23 km2 (12.06 sq mi)|
|Elevation||27 m (89 ft)|
|• Density||900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Dialling codes||040, 04104|
Reinbek was first mentioned in 1226, the city rights were given in 1952. The town is located at the river Bille which was dammed up here to form a mill pond.
- 44% Protestant
- 9% Catholic
- 22% other religious groups
- 26% without religious affiliation
Important church communitiesEdit
- 16th-century castle in Dutch Renaissance style.
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- Koło, Poland (1999)
- Minna Specht (1879–1961), teacher and socialist
- Angela Sommer-Bodenburg (born 1948), children's book author and painter
- Sabine Sütterlin-Waack (born 1958), politician
- Jan van Aken (born 1961), politician (The Left)
- Max Kruse (born 1988), association football player
- Maximilian Buhk (born 1992), racing driver
- "Statistikamt Nord – Bevölkerung der Gemeinden in Schleswig-Holstein 4. Quartal 2020 (XLS-file)". Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein (in German).
- "Städtepartnerschaft". reinbek.de (in German). Reinbek. Retrieved 2021-03-05.
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