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Lurup is located in Germany
Coordinates: 53°35′35″N 9°52′58″E / 53.59306°N 9.88278°E / 53.59306; 9.88278Coordinates: 53°35′35″N 9°52′58″E / 53.59306°N 9.88278°E / 53.59306; 9.88278
Country Germany
State Hamburg
City Hamburg
Borough Altona, Hamburg
 • Total 6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (31.12.2016)
 • Total 36,053
 • Density 5,600/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 22547, 22549
Dialling codes 040
Vehicle registration HH

About this sound Lurup  is a quarter in the Altona borough of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg in northern Germany. It was formerly an independent town. In 2016 the population was 36,053.


In 1927 Lurup was merged into Altona, and in 1938 it was merged with Altona into Hamburg with the Greater Hamburg Act.


In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the quarter Lurup has a total area of 6.4 km².

The western border is the railway tracks of the city train to the quarter Eidelstedt of the borough Eimsbüttel. In the North is the state Schleswig-Holstein and in the East the quarter Osdorf. In the South is the border to the quarter Bahrenfeld.


The population of Lurup was 33,459 in 2006. The population density was 5,247/km2 (13,590/sq mi). 19.7% were children under the age of 18, and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. 15.3% were resident aliens. 2,003 people were registered as unemployed and 9,997 were employees subject to social insurance contributions.[1]

In 1999 the total number of households was 15,043 out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.14.[2]

In 2006 there were 3,035 criminal offences (91 crimes per 1000 people).[3]

Population by year

The population is counted by the residential registration office for 31 December each year.[1]

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
31,041 31,010 31,321 31,636 31,754 32,015 31,868 31,751 31,625 31,558 31,884 32,035 31,986
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
32,089 31,979 32,565 33,011 33,252 33,132 33,459


There were 5 elementary schools and 6 secondary schools with 3,343 pupils in the quarter.[4]



The sports club SV Lurup with a soccer department in the Oberliga Nord (2007/2008) has its home ground in the Jonny Arfert arena at the street Flurstrasse.


Health systems

In Lurup were 22 day care centers for children and also 32 physicians in private practice and 5 pharmacies.[4]


Lurup is serviced by the rapid transit system of the city train with the station Elbgaustrasse on the border to Eidelstedt . Public transport is mainly provided by buses. Between 1955 and 1973 Lurup was connected to the Hamburg tram (Lines 1 and 11).

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter were 11,707 private cars registered (353 cars/1000 people).[4] There were 152 traffic accidents total, including 121 traffic accidents with damage to persons.[5]


  1. ^ a b Residents registration office, source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  2. ^ Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (1999)
  3. ^ State Investigation Bureaux (Landeskriminalamt), source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  4. ^ a b c Source: statistical office Nord of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (2006)
  5. ^ Traffic accident statistic, 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)

External links

  • Socially Integrative City: An Initial Appraisal, 2002, Hamburg - Altona-Lurup - Bundestransferstelle Soziale Stadt
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