Charlottenburg-Nord


Charlottenburg-Nord
Charlottenburg-Nord
Quarter of Berlin
Air Berlin headquarters, Building 2, Airport Bureau Center
Air Berlin headquarters, Building 2, Airport Bureau Center
Charlottenburg-Nord is located in Germany
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Charlottenburg-Nord
Coordinates 52°32′20″N 13°17′35″E / 52.53889°N 13.29306°E / 52.53889; 13.29306Coordinates: 52°32′20″N 13°17′35″E / 52.53889°N 13.29306°E / 52.53889; 13.29306
Administration
Country Germany
State Berlin
City Berlin
Borough Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Basic statistics
Area 6.2 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Elevation 52 m  (171 ft)
Population 17,327  (30 June 2008)
 - Density 2,795 /km2 (7,238 /sq mi)
Founded 2004
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate B
Postal codes (nr. 0406) 13627

Charlottenburg-Nord is a neighborhood (Ortsteil) in the northern part of the district (Bezirk) Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany. As of 2008 its population was of 17,327. The locality comprises the Großsiedlung Siemensstadt, part of the Berlin Modernism Housing Estates World Heritage Site, as well as Plötzensee Prison.

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History

The locality was created in 2004, separated from the Ortsteil of Charlottenburg. From 1992 to 2001 it was part of the former Charlottenburg district (Bezirk Charlottenburg), united with Wilmersdorf in the 2001 administrative reform.

Geography

Charlottenburg-Nord is situated in the central-western side of Berlin, south to "Berlin Tegel Airport". It borders with the localities of Charlottenburg, Westend, Siemensstadt (in Spandau district), Tegel (in Reinickendorf district), Wedding and Moabit (both in the district of Mitte).

It is subdivided in the zones (Ortslagen) of the Großsiedlung Siemensstadt and Siedlung Charlottenburg-Nord housing estates in the west, the Jungfernheide municipal park as well as the Paul-Hertz-Siedlung and Plötzensee in the east with the Roman Catholic commemorative church Maria Regina Martyrum, honouring the Martyrs of Freedom of Belief and Conscience from the years 1933-1945.

Transport

Air Berlin has its headquarters in Building 2 of the Airport Bureau Center in Charlottenburg-Nord.[1][2] As of 2006 Air Berlin employed 1,200 employees at its headquarters.[3] Germania has its headquarters in Charlottenburg-Nord.[4]

Regarding urban rail transports, Charlottenburg-Nord is served both by U-Bahn and S-Bahn, at the stations of Jungfernheide (S4, U7 and DB regional service), Jakob-Kaiser-Platz (U7) and Halemweg (U7).

Personalities

  • Harald Poelchau (1903-1972)

References

  1. ^ "Contact." Air Berlin. Retrieved on 12 May 2009.
  2. ^ "Approach map." Air Berlin. Retrieved on 12 May 2009.
  3. ^ Schulz, Stefan. "Ein Kandidat geht auf Tuchfühlung." Die Welt. 2 March 2006. Retrieved on 22 October 2009. "Am Saatwinkler Damm ist das Unternehmen mit 1200 Mitarbeitern (insgesamt 2700 Mitarbeiter) einer der größten Arbeitgeber der Hauptstadt."
  4. ^ "Contact." Germania Airline. Retrieved on October 12, 2009.

External links

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