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Tempelhof-Schöneberg is the seventh borough of Berlin, formed in 2001 by merging the former boroughs of Tempelhof and Schöneberg. Situated in the south of the city it shares borders with the boroughs of Mitte and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in the north, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf and Steglitz-Zehlendorf in the west as well as Neukölln in the east.

Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Borough of Berlin
Ullsteinhaus
Ullsteinhaus
Coat of arms of Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Coat of arms
Location of Tempelhof-Schöneberg in Berlin
Berlin Bezirk Tempelhof-Schöneberg (labeled).svg
Tempelhof-Schöneberg is located in Germany
Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Tempelhof-Schöneberg is located in Berlin
Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Coordinates: 52°28′N 13°23′E / 52.467°N 13.383°E / 52.467; 13.383Coordinates: 52°28′N 13°23′E / 52.467°N 13.383°E / 52.467; 13.383
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
Subdivisions6 localities
Government
 • MayorAngelika Schöttler (SPD)
Area
 • Total53.09 km2 (20.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2012-11-30)
 • Total336,297
 • Density6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registrationB
WebsiteOfficial homepage

DemographicsEdit

As of 2010, the borough had a population of 335,060, of whom about 105,000 (31%) were of non-German origin. The largest ethnic minorities were Turks constituting 7% of the population; Poles at 4%; Yugoslavians at 3%; Arabs at 2.5%; Afro-Germans at 1.5% and Russians at 1.3%.[1]

Percentage of the population with migration background [2]
Germans without migration background/Ethnic Germans 69% (230,100)
Germans with migration background/Foreigners 31% (105,000)
- Middle Eastern/Muslim migration background (Turkey, Arab League, Iran etc.) 10.5% (35,000)
- Polish migration background 4% (13,000)
- former Soviet background (Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan etc.) 3.0% (10,300)
- Yugoslavian migration background 2.7% (9,000)
- Afro-German/African background 1.5% (5,000)
- Others (Greeks, Italians, East Asians etc.) 9.3% (32,700)

SubdivisionEdit

 
Subdivisions of Tempelhof-Schöneberg

Tempelhof-Schöneberg consists of six localities as from north to south:

PoliticsEdit

 
Sitzverteilung in der BVV

At the 2016 elections for the parliament of the borough (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the following parties were elected:

Twin townsEdit

Tempelhof-Schöneberg is twinned with:[3]

Sites of interestEdit

Wikimedia Deutschland has its offices in Tempelhof-Schöneberg.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/Publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2011/SB_A1-5_hj01-11_BE.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.statistik-berlin-brandenburg.de/Publikationen/Stat_Berichte/2011/SB_A1-5_hj02-10_BE.pdf
  3. ^ "Städtepartnerschaften des Bezirks Tempelhof-Schöneberg - Berlin.de" (in German). Archived from the original on 2014-12-18. Retrieved 2015-01-20. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Kontakt." Wikimedia Deutschland. Retrieved on 8 May 2010.

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