Treptow-Köpenick (German pronunciation: [ˈtʁeːpto ˈkøːpənɪk] (listen)) is the ninth borough of Berlin, Germany, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Treptow and Köpenick.
Borough of Berlin
|• Mayor||Oliver Igel (SPD)|
|• Total||168.43 km2 (65.03 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Among Berlin's boroughs it is the largest by area with the lowest population density. The Johannisthal Air Field, Germany's first airfield, was located in Treptow-Köpenick, between Johannisthal and Adlershof. Treptower Park, a popular place for recreation and a tourist destination, is also located in the borough. The park features the sprawling Soviet War Memorial, a war memorial to the Soviet soldiers who fell in the Battle of Berlin in 1945.
Treptow-Köpenick is divided into 15 localities:
At the 2016 elections for the parliament of the borough (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the following parties were elected:
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
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