Lankwitz

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Lankwitz
Quarter of Berlin
Evangelical Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Evangelical Dreifaltigkeitskirche
Location of Lankwitz in Steglitz-Zehlendorf and Berlin
Berlin Steglitz-Zehlendorf Lankwitz.png
Lankwitz is located in Germany
Lankwitz
Lankwitz
Lankwitz is located in Berlin
Lankwitz
Lankwitz
Coordinates: 52°26′00″N 13°21′00″E / 52.43333°N 13.35000°E / 52.43333; 13.35000Coordinates: 52°26′00″N 13°21′00″E / 52.43333°N 13.35000°E / 52.43333; 13.35000
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
BoroughSteglitz-Zehlendorf
Founded1239
Area
 • Total6.99 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2008-06-30)
 • Total40,385
 • Density5,800/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
(nr. 0603) 12247, 12249
Vehicle registrationB
WebsiteOfficial website

About this soundLankwitz  is a German locality (Ortsteil) within the borough (Bezirk) of Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin. Until 2001 it was part of the former borough of Steglitz.

History[edit]

The locality was first mentioned in 1239 with the name of Lankowice.[1] Autonomous Prussian municipality of the former Teltow district, Lankwitz was incorporated into Berlin in 1920, with the "Greater Berlin Act".

Geography[edit]

Lankwitz is situated in the southern suburb of Berlin, close to the borders with the Brandenburg, it borders with the localities of Steglitz, Lichterfelde, Mariendorf, Marienfelde (both in Tempelhof-Schöneberg district) and, in a short point represented by a bridge over the Teltowkanal, with Tempelhof.[2] The Teltowkanal also remarks the boundary between Lankwitz and Steglitz.

Transport[edit]

The locality is served by S-Bahn at the rail station of Lankwitz (line S25); the S2 only crosses the quarter and remarks its border with Mariendorf. Lankwitz is also served by numerous bus lines.

Photogallery[edit]

Organisations[edit]

The following organisations are based in Lankwitz:

Buildings[edit]

The following buildings are located in Lankwitz:

Personalities[edit]

  • Martin Benrath (1926–2000)
  • Mithat Demirel (b. 1978)
  • Heinz Henschel (1920–2006), German Ice Hockey Hall of Fame, and IIHF Hall of Fame inductee
  • Marianne Rosenberg (b. 1955)
  • Peter M. Gresshoff (b. 1948) Professor of Molecular Genetics, legume nodulation expert (now retired in Brisbane Australia). formerly student in Kastanien-Schule (Lichterfelde) and Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg).

References[edit]

  1. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in German) Historical chronicles about Lankwitz Archived 20 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Source: "ADAC StadtAtlas - Berlin-Potsdam". ed. 2007 - page 196 - ISBN 3-8264-1348-2

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