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Burgh o Berlin
Coat of airms o Marzahn-Hellersdorf
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Marzahn-Hellersdorf is located in Germany
Location o Marzahn-Hellersdorf in Berlin
Coordinates: 52°32′N 13°35′E / 52.533°N 13.583°E / 52.533; 13.583Coordinates: 52°32′N 13°35′E / 52.533°N 13.583°E / 52.533; 13.583
 • MayorStefan Komoß (SPD)
 • Total61.74 km2 (23.84 sq mi)
 • Total248,264
 • Density4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Vehicle registrationB

Marzahn-Hellersdorf is the tent burgh o Berlin, formit in 2001 bi mergin the umwhile burghs o Marzahn an Hellersdorf.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is situatit in the northeast o Berlin. Marzahn-Hellersdorf borders tae the Berlin burghs o Lichtenberg in the wast an Treptow-Köpenick in the sooth as well as tae the Brandenburg municipalities o Ahrensfelde in the north an Hoppegarten an Neuenhagen in the east.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2010, the burgh haed a tot population 248,264, o whom aboot 30,000 (12%) wur o nan-German oreegin. Tharefore, it is considered tae be the least ethnically diverse burgh o Berlin wi the heichest percentage o (Ethnic) Germans. Awtho the immigrant minority is relatively sma, the burgh haes a heicher concentration o Roushie, Kazakh an Vietnamese fowk as compared tae ither pairts o the ceety.[1] Recently, thare haes been a significant influx o fowk wi Middle Eastren an Muslim backgrund.

Percentage o the population wi migration background [2]
Germans athoot migration backgrund/Ethnic Germans 88 % (218.500)
Germans wi migration backgrund/Foreigners 12 % (30.000)
- Middle Eastren/Muslim migration backgrund (Turkey, Arab League, Iran etc.) 3,1% (7.800)
- Roushie background 2,7% (6.900)
- Kazakh background 2,0% (5.200)
- Vietnamese background 1,2% (3.100)
- Ithers (EU-Europeans, ither East Asies, Afro-Germans etc.) 6,1% (14.800)

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Subdiveesions o Marzahn-Hellersdorf

The burgh consists o five umwhile veelages which aw became pairt o Greater Berlin in 1920:

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Each o the five destricts the burgh consists o oreeginally came frae ane admeenistrative destrict cried "Landkreis Niederbarnim" an wur incorporatit intae the ceety due tae the establishment o Greater Berlin in 1920. Thegither wi the twa ither burghs Lichtenberg an Friedrichsfelde, thay formit the burgh Lichtenberg till 1979. At the end o the 1970s especially the destrict Marzahn grew as a result o the biggin o the developin aurie Marzahn. Consequently Marzahn wis formit oot o the five destricts the burgh consists o the day in 1979.

As a result o the biggin o twa mair developin auries (Hellersdorf an Kaulsdorf) the nummer o indwallers increased sae that the burgh Hellersdorf wis foondit oot o the three destricts Hellersdorf, Kaulsdorf an Mahlsdorf on 1 Juin 1986. The burgh remained unthirlt until 2001.

In view o whole Berlin, Marzahn-Hellersdorf shows the biggest chynges concernin demografie. In 1991 the average age o the twa burghs reached a nummer o 30,5 years which increased tae 39,6 years due tae the migration o the younger fowk.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Historically, the PDS (Pairty o Democratic Socialism) dominatit politics in the burgh o Marzahn-Hellersdorf. In 2001, the PDS garnered 51,1% o the vote in the elections for the burgh assembly (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung), an captured fower o the sax seats on the burgh cooncil (Bezirksamt). In the 2006 burgh assembly elections, the PDS wan 38,2%; the SPD, 25%; the CDU, 13%; the Greens, 5,1%; the NPD, 6,4%; an the FDP 5% o cast ballots. The destrict Kaulsdorf/Mahlsdorf wis wan bi the CDU; the remainin sax wur wan bi the PDS. Dagmar Pohle (PDS, nou the Left Pairty) wis electit as mayor o the burgh (Bezirksbuergermeister), Stefan Komoss (SPD) is the deputy mayor. The five cooncilors on the burgh cooncil (Bezirksamt) are Christian Graeff (CDU), Stephan Richter (SPD), Manuela Schmidt (Left Pairty) an Norbert Luedtke (Left Pairty). Bernd Mahlke resigned his post as deputy mayor efter a lang bout o illness.

At the 2011 elections for the pairlament o the burgh (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung) the follaein pairties wur electit:

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Marzahn-Hellersdorf haes seiven twin touns:

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