Treptow-Köpenick

Treptow-Köpenick (pronounced [ˈtʁeːpto ˈkøːpənɪk]) is the ninth borough of Berlin, Germany, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Treptow and Köpenick.

Treptow-Köpenick
Borough of Berlin

Coat of arms
Location of Treptow-Köpenick in Berlin
Treptow-Köpenick
Treptow-Köpenick
Coordinates: 52°27′N 13°34′E
CountryGermany
StateBerlin
CityBerlin
Subdivisions15 localities
Government
  MayorOliver Igel (SPD)
Area
  Total168.43 km2 (65.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-12-31)
  Total267,167
  Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registrationB
WebsiteOfficial homepage

Overview

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.[1]

Subdivision

Treptow-Köpenick is divided into 15 localities:

Politics

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

Twin towns

See also

References

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