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Sign o Neukölln The location o Neukölln in Berlin.
Aurie 44.93 km²
Inhabitants 310,283 (2010-03-31)
Population density 6,904 inhabitants per km²
Website (in German) offeecial hamepage
Mayor o Burgh Heinz Buschkowsky (SPD)
Pairlament o Burgh (BVV) SPD 21, CDU 17, Alliance '90/The Greens 6, FDP 3, The Left Pairty.PDS 3, The Greys 3, NPD 2 (last election 2006)
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Neukölln is the aicht burgh o Berlin, locatit in the sootheastren pairt o the ceety an wis pairt o the umwhile American sector unner the Fower-Pouer occupation o the ceety. It features mony Gründerzeit biggins an is characterized bi haein ane o the heichest percentage o immigrants in Berlin an displayin a chiefly multinaitional aura.

History eedit

Frae 1966 tae 1975 the Gropiusstadt was built, a "Trabantenstadt" or ceety-athin-a-ceety hoosin estate, designed bi airchitect Walter Gropius.

Neukölln is selectit as pilot ceety o the Cooncil o Europe an the European Commission Intercultural ceeties programme.

Subdiveesion eedit

Neukölln is dividit intae 5 localities:

0801 Neukölln
11.7 150,756 12,885
0802 Britz
12.4 38,334 3,091
0803 Buckow
6.35 38,018 5,987
0804 Rudow
11.8 41,040 3,478
0805 Gropiusstadt
2.66 35,844 13,475

Personalities eedit

References in popular cultur eedit

  • "Neuköln" (deliberately spelt wi ane 'l') is an instrumental piece bi David Bowie, the nint track on his 1977 album "Heroes".
  • The last track o Miss Kittin's first solo album I Com is cawed "Neukölln 2".
  • The German film Knallhart ist set in the northren pairt o Neukölln.
  • The German documentary Neukölln Unlimited tells the story o three Lebanese teenagers based in Neukölln, who fecht against the deportation oot o Germany.

Twin ceeties eedit

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Freemit airtins eedit

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Coordinates: 52°29′N 13°27′E / 52.483°N 13.450°E / 52.483; 13.450 Template:Burghs o Berlin Template:Umwhile Burghs o Berlin