Altona-Altstadt

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Altona-Altstadt
Quarter of Hamburg
Altona-Altstadt  is located in Germany
Altona-Altstadt
Altona-Altstadt
Coordinates: 53°32′56″N 9°56′52″E / 53.54889°N 9.94778°E / 53.54889; 9.94778Coordinates: 53°32′56″N 9°56′52″E / 53.54889°N 9.94778°E / 53.54889; 9.94778
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Altona, Hamburg
Area
 • Total 2.8 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Population (31-12-2016)
 • Total 29,034
 • Density 10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

About this sound Altona-Altstadt  is a quarter in Hamburg (Germany). Altona-Altstadt belongs to the Altona borough. The quarter's boundaries are congruent with the historic center of what has been the city of Altona until 1937.

History

Altona was founded in 1535 and became a city in 1664. In 1713 it was burned down by Swedish troops. In 1937 it became part of the city of Hamburg.

Geography

Altona-Altstadt is located between the quarters of Ottensen, Altona-Nord, Sternschanze, and St. Pauli. In the south it borders with the Elbe river.


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