borough of Berlin, Germany

Marzahn-Hellersdorf is one of the 12 new boroughs of Berlin. It was created in 2001 when the old boroughs of Marzahn and Hellersdorf were merged (joined together).

Sign Map
Sign of Marzahn-Hellersdorf
Map of Berlin with highlighted Marzahn-Hellersdorf
Area: 61.74 km²
Inhabitants: 257.324 (Statistisches Landesamt Berlin, 2002)
Population density: 4.168 inhabitants per km²
Website: official homepage in German
Mayor of Borough: Dagmar Pohle (PDS, now Die Linke)
Parliament of Borough BVV: Linke.PDS 22, SPD 15, CDU 7, NPD 3, Grüne 3, FDP 3, WASG 2 (last election 2006)

Marzahn-Hellersdorf is in northeast Berlin. It has borders with Lichtenberg in the west, Treptow-Köpenick in the south and the state of Brandenburg in the east and north.

The borough contains of five former villages: Biesdorf, Hellersdorf, Kaulsdorf, Mahlsdorf and Marzahn, which became part of Berlin in 1920.

Twinnings Edit

Marzahn-Hellersdorf has several twin towns:

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Coordinates: 52°32′23″N 13°35′03″E / 52.53972°N 13.58417°E / 52.53972; 13.58417