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Container Terminal Altenwerder in 2004
Container Terminal Altenwerder in 2004
Altenwerder is located in Germany
Location of Altenwerder in Hamburg
Coordinates: 53°30′0″N 9°55′0″E / 53.50000°N 9.91667°E / 53.50000; 9.91667Coordinates: 53°30′0″N 9°55′0″E / 53.50000°N 9.91667°E / 53.50000; 9.91667
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Harburg, Hamburg
 • Total 6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population (31-12-2016)
 • Total 3
 • Density 0.44/km2 (1.1/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

Altenwerder (About this sound German pronunciation ) is a quarter in the Harburg borough of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg in northern Germany. In the 1970s the city of Hamburg announced the formal dispossession of all property to build the Container Terminal Altenwerder. The terminal started its operation in 2003. Altenwerder is a quarter almost without population. In 2016 the population was 3.


Map of Altenwerder in 1878

Around 1418 the settlement was newly dyked, because of a treaty between the Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Johann Slamsdorp, the Prince-Archbishop of Bremen, both local lords to the settlement.


In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the quarter Altenwerder has a total area of 6.8 km². In the North is the quarter Waltershof of the borough Hamburg-Mitte, in the east is the quarter Wilhelmsburg. Alternwerder borders in the South to Moorburg and in the West to Francop.


In 2016 in the quarter Altenwerder were living 3 people.

In 1999 there were 18 households out of which 11.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them and 83.3% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 1.44.[1]

Population by year [2]

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
76 74 67 90 105 421 410 319 324 130 52 37 23
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
1 12 0 n/a 0 0 2 2 3

In 2006 there were 54 criminal offences.[3]


  1. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
  2. ^ Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  3. ^ State Investigation Bureaux (Landeskriminalamt), source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)


  • Statistical office Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Statistisches Amt für Hamburg und Schleswig-Holstein, official website (in German)

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