Eimsbüttel (quarter)
Eimsbüttel is one of the 105 quarters in the Eimsbüttel
Eimsbüttel is one of the seven boroughs of Hamburg, Germany. In 2006 the population was 246,087.-History:On March 1, 2008 Eimsbüttel lost a part of its area to form the quarter Sternschanze in the borough Altona.-Geography:...

 borough of Hamburg
-History:The first historic name for the city was, according to Claudius Ptolemy's reports, Treva.But the city takes its modern name, Hamburg, from the first permanent building on the site, a castle whose construction was ordered by the Emperor Charlemagne in AD 808...

, Germany
Germany , officially the Federal Republic of Germany , is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate...

. In 2006 the population was 54,702.


On March 1, 2008 the Eimsbüttel quarter lost a part of its area to form the quarter Sternschanze in the borough Altona
Altona, Hamburg
Altona is the westernmost urban borough of the German city state of Hamburg, on the right bank of the Elbe river. From 1640 to 1864 Altona was under the administration of the Danish monarchy. Altona was an independent city until 1937...



In 2006 according to the statistical office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, the quarter Eimsbüttel has an area of 3,2 km².


In 2006, there were 54,702 people living in Eimsbüttel. The population density is 16930 PD/sqkm. 10.6% were children under the age of 18, and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. 14% were resident aliens. 2,710 people were registered as unemployed.

In 1999, there were 36,479 households, out of which 12.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them and 60.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 1.59.

Health systems

There were 52 day-care centers for children, 202 physicians in private practice and 16 pharmacies.


The quarter is serviced by the rapid transit
Rapid transit
A rapid transit, underground, subway, elevated railway, metro or metropolitan railway system is an electric passenger railway in an urban area with a high capacity and frequency, and grade separation from other traffic. Rapid transit systems are typically located either in underground tunnels or on...

 system of the underground railway
Hamburg U-Bahn
The Hamburg U-Bahn is a rapid transit system serving the cities of Hamburg, Norderstedt and Ahrensburg in Germany. Although technically an underground, most of the system's track length is above ground. The network is interconnected with the city's S-Bahn system, which also has underground...


According to the Department of Motor Vehicles (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt), in the quarter Eimsbüttel 16,871 private cars were registered (311 cars/1000 people). There were 244 traffic accidents total, including 205 traffic accidents with damage to persons.

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