Steglitz-Zehlendorf

Steglitz-Zehlendorf is the sixth borough of Berlin, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Steglitz and Zehlendorf.

Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Borough of Berlin
Coat of arms of Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Coat of arms
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
Subdivisions7 localities
Government
 • MayorCerstin Richter-Kotowski (CDU)
Area
 • Total102.5 km2 (39.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-06-30)
 • Total307,088
 • Density3,000/km2 (7,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
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[1]
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

The Steglitz-Zehlendorf borough consists of seven 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

Twin townsEdit

Steglitz-Zehlendorf maintains official partnerships with 21 towns, of which 10 are located within Germany and 11 in other countries.[3]

These are:[3]

International

  Israel: Kirjat Bialik, 1966

  Denmark: Brøndby, 1968

  Italy: Cassino, 1969

  Israel: Sderot, 1975

  Sweden: Ronneby, 1976

  Hungary Szilvásvárad, 1989

  Ukraine: Kharkiv, 1990

  Poland: Kazimierz Dolny, 1993

  Greece: Sochos, 1993

  Hungary: Zugló, 2008

  Korea: Songpa-gu, 2013

National

In 2020 Steglitz-Zehlendorf dissociated itself from its twin City Kazimierz Dolny in Poland because it declared itself an LGBT free zone.[4] There is a debate about terminating the partnership.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in German) Steglitz-Zehlendorf on statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de
  2. ^ Home page. Japanische Internationale Schule zu Berlin. Retrieved 2 January 2014. "Charlottenstr.10, 14109  Berlin"
  3. ^ a b "Beauftragte für Partnerschaften". berlin.de (in German). 26 April 2019. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  4. ^ 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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