Steglitz-Zehlendorf

Steglitz-Zehlendorf (German: [ˌʃteːɡˌlɪt͡s ˈt͡seːlənˌdɔʁf] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is the sixth borough of Berlin, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf.

Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Coat of arms of Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Location of Steglitz-Zehlendorf in Berlin
Berlin Bezirk Steglitz-Zehlendorf (labeled).svg
Steglitz-Zehlendorf is located in Germany
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf is located in Berlin
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Coordinates: 52°26′N 13°15′E / 52.433°N 13.250°E / 52.433; 13.250Coordinates: 52°26′N 13°15′E / 52.433°N 13.250°E / 52.433; 13.250
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
Subdivisions8 localities
Government
 • MayorCerstin Richter-Kotowski (CDU)
Area
 • Total102.5 km2 (39.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[1]
 • Total308,840
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
12157, 12161, 12163, 12165, 12167, 12169, 12203, 12205, 12207, 12209, 12247, 12249, 14109, 14129, 14163, 14165, 14167, 14169, 14193, 14195
Vehicle registrationB
WebsiteOfficial homepage

DemographicsEdit

As of 2010, the borough had a population of roughly 294,000, of whom about 70,000 (~24%) were of non-German ethnicity/origin. Hence, the percentage of migrants is a bit lower than Berlin's overall average, which is at roughly 30%.

Percentage of the population with migration background[2]
Germans without migration background/Ethnic Germans 76% (223.400)
Germans with migration background/Foreigners 24% (70.600)
– Middle Eastern/Muslim migration background (Turkey, Arab League, Iran etc.) 4.5% (13.200)
– Polish migration background 3.0% (9.800)
Yugoslavian migration background 1.5% (4.000)
Afro-German/African background 1.1% (3.000)
– Others ( Greeks, Italians, East Asians etc.) 14.0% (40.600)

SubdivisionEdit

 
Subdivisions of Steglitz-Zehlendorf

Since December 2020, the Steglitz-Zehlendorf borough consists of eight localities:

PoliticsEdit

 
Sitzverteilung in der BVV

Borough AssemblyEdit

At the 2016 elections for the Borough Assembly (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the following parties were elected:

Borough MayorsEdit

LandmarksEdit

GalleryEdit

EducationEdit

SchoolsEdit

Locations for scienceEdit

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Steglitz-Zehlendorf is twinned with:[4]

In 2020 Steglitz-Zehlendorf dissociated itself from its twin town of Kazimierz Dolny in Poland because it declared itself an LGBT free zone.[5] There is a debate about terminating the partnership.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Einwohnerinnen und Einwohner im Land Berlin am 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg. February 2021.
  2. ^ (in German) Steglitz-Zehlendorf on statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de
  3. ^ Home page. Japanische Internationale Schule zu Berlin. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Beauftragte für Partnerschaften". berlin.de (in German). Berlin. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  5. ^ Zeitung, Berliner. ""LGBT-freie Zone" in Polen: Steglitz-Zehlendorf will Partnerschaft nicht aufkündigen". Berliner Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 29 July 2020.

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